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Melibe viridis

Melibe viridis is a species of sea slug, a nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Tethydidae. [4]

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Distribution

This species occurs in the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, off Mozambique and off Indonesia.

Description

The body reaches a length of 140 mm.

References

  1. ^ Allan J. K. (1932). "A new genus and species of sea-slug, and two new species of sea-hares from Australia". Records of the Australian Museum 18(6): 314-320.
  2. ^ Eliot C. N. E. (1913). "Japanese nudibranchs". Journal of the College of Science, Tokyo Imp. University, 35: 1-47. Plates 1-2.
  3. ^ Gosliner T. M. & Smith V. G. (2003). "Systematic review and phylogenetic analysis of the nudibranch genus Melibe (Opistobranchia: Dendronotacea) with descriptions of three new species". Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 54: 302-355. PDF.
  4. ^ Gofas, S. (2012). Melibe viridis (Kelaart, 1858). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=181237 on 2012-10-12
  • MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds) (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp.
  • Gosliner T.M. (1987) Review of the nudibranch genus Melibe (Opisthobranchia: Dendronotacea) with descriptions of two new species. The Veliger 29(4): 400-414
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213
  • Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453
  • Gosliner T.M. & Smith V.G. (2003) Systematic review and phylogenetic analysis of the nudibranch genus Melibe (Opisthobranchia: Dendronotacea) with descriptions of three new species. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 54: 302-356.
  • Gosliner T.M., Behrens D.W. & Valdés A. (2008) Indo-Pacific nudibranchs and sea slugs. Sea Challengers Natural History Books and California Academy of Sciences. 426 pp.

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