Opisthobranchs of Faial and Pico

by: Peter Wirtz
Reference:
Wirtz, P. (1998) Opisthobranch molluscs from the Azores. Vita marina 45, 1-16

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Order or
Sub-order
Family Species First recorded from
the Azores by:
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Order Cephalaspidea

Obs.: See Mikkelsen 1995 for a list of the 46 cephalaspids recorded from the Azores.
None treated here.

Order Sacoglossa Family Elysiidae Elysia ornata
(Swainson, 1840)
Wirtz (1998)
    Elysia sp. "golden wings" Wirtz unpubl.  
  Family Hermaeidae Aplysiopsis formosa
Pruvot-Fol, 1953
Jensen (1995)  
  Family Stiligeridae Placida sp. Wirtz (1998)
Order Anaspidea Family Aplysiidae Aplysia depilans
Gmelin, 1791
Wirtz 1998
    Aplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789
(página do DOP)
Wirtz & Martins (1993)
    Aplysia punctata Cuvier, 1803 Simroth (1888)
    Aplysia parvula Guilding, 1863 Eales (1960)  
Order Pleurobranchomorpha Family Pleurobranchidae Pleurobranchus
testudinarius

Cantraine, 1836
Wirtz (1992)
    Berthellina edwardsi (Vayssiere, 1896) Vayssiere (1896)
Order Umbraculomorpha Family Umbraculidae Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786) Menezes (1991)  
    Tylodina perversa
(Gmelin in L., 1791)
Dautzenberg (1889)  
Order Nudibranchia        
Suborder Dendronotacea Family Tritoniidae Marionia blainvillea
(Risso, 1818)
Wirtz 1998
  Family Dotoidae Doto floridicola Simroth, 1888 Simroth (1888)  
  Family Phylliroidae Phylliroe (atlantica Bergh,
1871 ?)
Wirtz 1998
  Family Scyllaeidae Scyllaea pelagica Linne, 1758 Simroth (1888)  
Suborder Aeolidacea Family Facelinidae Caloria elegans (Alder & Hancock, 1845) Wirtz 1998
  Family Fionidae Fiona pinnata Alder & Hancock, 1851 Wirtz 1998
  Family Flabellinidae Flabellina pedata (Montagu, 1815) Wirtz 1998
  Family Glaucidae Glaucus atlanticus Forster, 1777 Simroth (1888)  
  Family Spurillidae Spurilla sargassicola Bergh, 1861 Simroth (1888)  
Suborder Doridacea Family Aldisidae Aldisa smaragdina Ortea,
Perez & Llera, 1982
Wirtz 1998
  Family Chromodoridae Chromodoris britoi
Ortea & Perez, 1983
Gosliner (1990)
    Chromodoris purpurea (Laurillard, 1831) Gosliner (1990)
    Glossodoris edmunsi Cervera, Garc¡a-Gomez & Ortea, 1989 Gosliner (1990)
    Hypselodoris fontandraui (Pruvot-Fol, 1951) Wirtz (1995)
    Hypselodoris picta azorica Ortea, Vald‚s & Garc¡a-Gomez 1996 Ortea et al. (1996)
    Hypselodoris tricolor (Cantraine, 1835) Gosliner (1990)
  Family Dendrodorididae Dendrodoris herytra
Vald‚s & Ortea 1996
Odhner (1932)
  Family Discodorididae Discodoris atromaculata (Bergh, 1880) Wirtz & Martins (1993)
    Geitodoris planata (Alder & Hancock, 1846) Wirtz 1998
  Family Onchidorididae Diaphorodoris luteocincta (Sars, 1870) Wirtz & Martins (1993)
  Family Platydorididae Platydoris argo (Linn‚, 1767) Bergh (1899)
    Taringa ? Wirtz 1998
  Family Polyceratidae Kaloplocamus ramosus (Cantraine, 1835) Wirtz 1998
    Limacia clavigera
(Müller, 1776)
Wirtz 1998
    Polycera elegans
(Bergh, 1894)
Wirtz & Martins (1993)
    Polycera quadrilineata
(Müller, 1776)
Wirtz 1998
    Polyceridae indet. Wirtz (1998)  
    Tambja ceutae Garc¡a-Gomez & Ortea, 1988 Wirtz & Martins (1993)
    Tambja sp. Wirtz (1998)
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