OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Opisthobranchia Aplysiidae 

Aplysia parvula (Guilding in Moerch, 1863)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Syphonata elongata Pease, 1860
   Phyllaplysia elongata (Pease, 1860)
   Tethys elongata (Pease, 1860)
   Aplysia (Siphonata) elongata (Pease, 1860)
   Unknown parvula Moerch, 1863
   Aplysia parvula (Guilding in Moerch, 1863)

Common Name

Little Sea Hare p.45, pl.103      Coleman, N. 1975.  


circumequatorial in the W. Indies, Indian Ocean, Australia, E. Indies and California. Common almost everywhere on the Pacific coasts of Japan

  ABRS RegionsAustralia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)Hawaiian Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.35 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan


 Baba, K. 1949. p.125 Pl. II-III, figs 7-8, fig. 3 [description, distribution, key]  General reference
 Bebbington, A. 1974. p.92 fig. 17 [description, distribution]  General reference
 Bebbington, A. 1977. p.93 fig. 2 [description, distribution]  General reference
 Brodie G.D & Brodie J.E 1990. p.56 Checklist
 Kay, E.A 1964. p.175 General
 Rudman, W.B. 1971. p.175 pl. 8, fig. 1 [description, distribution, synonymy]  Secondary source


                    Aplysiidae Lamarck, 1809
                      Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767
                        Aplysia (Described) species
                          Aplysia (Described) parvula (Guilding in Moerch, 1863)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=40523) created by Opistobranch Import on 2001-03-28. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-04.