Jesús Ángel Ortea Rato

Jesús Ángel Ortea Rato
University of Oviedo | UNIOVI · Department of Organisms and Systems Biology

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September 1976 - December 2012
University of Oviedo
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  • Catedrático de Zoología
January 1976 - December 2012
University of Oviedo
Position
  • Catedrático de Zoologia

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From the material collected in the Guyana-2015 expedition of the MNHN, Paris, Plesiocystiscus mariae (Espinosa & Ortea, 2002), originally described from Guantanamo, eastern Cuba, is cited for the first time in French Guayana, providing data on the live animal and of its internal anatomy. Likewise, a new species of Spinoaglaja Ortea, Moro & Espinosa...
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A new species of the genus Doto Oken, 1815, collected on the island of Martinique, Caribbean Sea, with the axis of the rhinophores black, is described, providing data on the coloration of the living animal and architecture of the cerata, that are compared with others species with similar rhinophores
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Description of a new species of Paradoris Bergh, 1884 collected in the island of Sal, Cape Verde, in a crack in the ceiling of an underwater cave, providing photographs of the living animal and its internal anatomy, jaws and radule
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A second Atlantic species of the genus Noumeaella Risbec, 1937, collected on the shallow rocky coast of the Cabo Verde Islands, is described and discussed. The new species is dedicated to the council of Oviedo and its capital, in whose university the first author studied and developed his activity of teacher and researcher
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Amphithalamus glabrus Simone, 1996, is studied and cited in Martinique and a new species of Rissoella J. E. Gray, 1847, trapped in its mucous secretion, is described, providing data on the coloration of the living animal, the architecture of its shell, the operculum, the internal anatomy, jaws and radula.
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A new species of the genus Runcina Forbes & Hanley, 1851, collected in Tenerife, Canary Islands, with the property of changing the color of the mantle, from black to cranberry violet, is described and discussed. The new species is dedicated to a mining Council of Asturias within the program One species, one Council, whose objective is to give them...
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The genera Diplopoma Pfeiffer, 1859 and Subannularia Torre & Bartsch, 1941 (Orthogastropoda: Annulariidae) and its Cuban species are critically revised. The synonymy of both genera proposed by Watters (2006) is rejected and 13 Cuban species of Diplopoma, three new species, and eight of Subannularia, two new species, are considered
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A new species of the genus Runcina Forbes & Hanley, 1851 (Family Runcinidae) collected in the Lanzarote, Canary Islands are described and discussed. A new species is dedicated to one councils of Asturias within the program One species, one council, whose objective is to make them visible through biodiversity.
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From the study of specimens collected alive in seabeds near their type localities Arinaga (Gran Canaria) and Punta Papagayo (Lanzarote), data on the internal anatomy of Prunum javi and Volvarina lorenzoi are provided, in addition to the coloration of the live animal.
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A new species of the genus Gibberula Swainson, 1840, with half of its tentacles orange and a unique design of the mantle inside, is described from a specimen collected on rocky seabeds with algae on the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. of the shell, where the green oliva colour dominates. The new species is dedicated to the Council of Castropol, Ast...
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From specimens collected during the Madibenthos expedition of the MNHN, Paris, to the island of Martinique, two new species of the genus Gibberula are described, named in honor of Emmanuelle Charpentier y Jennifer Doudna, two women distinguished with the Princess of Asturias Awards for Research (2015) and Nobel of Chemistry (2020). Photographs of l...
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A new species of the genus Rissoella J. E. Gray, 1847, collected on the island of Martinique, Caribbean Sea, is described, providing data on the coloration of the living animal, the architecture of its shell and its internal anatomy.
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Description of a new species of Paradoris Bergh, 1884 collected under the rocks of the tidal zone of the island of Sal, Cape Verde, providing photographs of the animal alive and its internal anatomy, labial armature and radula. The labial armature and radula of the Paradoris inversa Ortea, 1995 holotype, is also figured.
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Mourgona murca Marcus & Marcus, 1970, is redescribed from specimens collected in Costa Rica and Martinique, by autonomous diving, on rocky seabeds with algae, providing photographs of the living animals and data on their internal anatomy, such as the radula and the penial stylet.
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Description of a new species of Jenseneria Ortea & Moro, 2015 collected in rocky seabeds with algal cover in Puerto Morelos, Mexico, providing photographs of the living animal in the natural habitat (Udotea sp.) and of its external and internal anatomy.
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Description of a new species of Goniodoris Forbes & Goodsir, 1839 collected in port environments of the islands of Sal and Santiago, Cape Verde, providing photographs of live animals in their habitat, spawn and of their internal anatomy, labial cuticle, radule, and reproductive system.
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A new species of the genus Rissoella J. E. Gray, 1847, collected in Órzola, north coast of Lanzarote, Canary Island, is described, providing data on the colour of the living animal, the architecture of its shell and internal anatomy.
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A new species of the genus Atalodoris Iredale & O’Donoghue, 1923, is described from a specimen collected alive in 1978 on the cantos beach of La Concha de Artedo, Asturias, with the orange cloak, as the butane gas cylinders, providing data on the rhinophores, gill, mantle tubercles, anterior digestive system, rádula and spawn.
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Description of a new species of Paradoris Bergh, 1884 collected in the tidal area of the Sal Island, Cabo Verde Archipelago, providing photographs of the living animals in their habitat and their internal anatomy, labial cuticle and radula
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A new species of the genus Rissoella J. E. Gray, 1847 collected in the north coast off Tenerife, Canary Island, is described, providing data on the colour of the living animal , the architecture of its Shell and internal anatomy.
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Six new species of the genus Cerithiopsis Forbes & Handley, 1850 (Mollusca: Gastropoda), from Mirpuri Expedition-2019 and sheltered by the Family Science Program, are described.
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A new species of Parvioris Waren, 1981 (Eulimidae) collected in the walls of underwater caves and other rocky environments of the islands of Sal and Santiago, Cape Verde archipelago, between 5 and 40 m deep, providing illustrations of live animals, shells, operculum and male reproductive system.
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A new species of the genus Rissoella J. E. Gray, 1847 collected in the nord coast of Fuerteventura, Canary Island, is described, providing data on the colour of the living animal, the architecture of its shell and internal anatomy.
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A new species of the genus Raphitoma Bellardi, 1847 (Mollusca: Neogastropoda: Raphitomidae) from Sal Island, Cape Verde, collected during the Mirpuri-2019 Expedition, is described.
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As a continuation of the description of Persicula domenechi Ortea, 2020 from the Caribbean Sea of Costa Rica, a new species of the genus Persicula Schumacher, 1817 collected in Cienfuegos, southern coast of Cuba, is proposed, related to the caribbean group of Persicula fluctuata (CB Adams, 1850) by drawing wavy lines on the shell, providing informa...
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A new species of Volvarina Hinds, 1844, collected on the coast of Saint Michel, Republic of Barbados, is described, providing photographs of the live animal, the shell and the radula.
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The results of the faunistic study of the marine mollusks of the Caguanes National Park are presented, including 95 species (69 gastropods, 25 bivalves and one scaphopod) of which 85,3% is mega mollusks and 14,7% is micro mollusks. According to their trophic habits, 32 species are herbivores, 29 carnivores, 25 filter feeders and eighth parasites. T...
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A list of the 393 species of cuban Mollusks (381 marine and 12 terrestrial) is presented in whose description the professor of the University of Oviedo, Dr. Jesus Ortea, has participated throughout 35 years of research (1986-2021). The different species have been arranged following a chronological order of description and of all of them the type lo...
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From specimens collected on rocky bottoms between 0-5 m depth in the islands of Sal and Sao Vicente, Taringa fanabensis Ortea & Martínez, 1992 is cited for the first time in the islands of Cape Verde, providing data on its external anatomy and interna, discussing its synonymy with Doris millegrana Alder & Hancock, 1945. The controversial synonyms o...
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The Cuban species of the family Raphitomidae, genera Daphnella Hinds, 1844, Eucyclotoma Boettger, 1895, Mioawateria Vella, 1954, Rimosodaphnella Cossmann, 1916 are critically revised and a new genus and tree news species are described.
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Specimens of Marginella verdensis E. A. Smith, 1875, collected alive on the island of Santiago, Cape Verde, are anatomically studied and it is concluded that they are of a valid species from Mirpurina Ortea, Moro & Espinosa, 2019.
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A new species of the genus Runcinella Odhner, 1924, found in the black coral belt from Lanzarote island, is described. The species is described as a tribute to the late asturian journalist Faustino F. Álvarez whom we met as Director of La Voz de Asturias.
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From specimens collected in Sâo Tiago (Cape Verde Islands) a new species of Gastropteridae (Mollusca: Cephalaspidea) that lives buried in the sandy bottoms is described, for which a new genus is proposed, and its morphological differences with the rest of the Atlantic Mediterranean species are discussed.
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A new species of the genus Marginellopsis Bavay, 1911, collected on the island of Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles, is described, illustrating the shell, the living animal and its radular architecture, which reveals that it is a Cystiscidae. It is proposed to dedicate the new species to the Guadeloupean Judoka Teddi Riner, a popular idol on the island a...
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A specimen of Marginella mediocincta E. A. Smith, 1875, collected live on the island of Santiago, Cape Verde, is anatomically studied and it is concluded that it is a valid species of Mirpurina Ortea, Moro & Espinosa, 2019.
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A new species of the genus Tritonia Cuvier, 1798, from Cape Verde deep-water, with a yellow body and blue-coloured head and gills, is described. The architecture of the jaws and radule, in addition to the shape of the penis, are included in the description.
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We describe a new species of Cystiscidae Stimpson, 1840, collected in the Costa Rica Caribbean Sea, related to the caribbean group of Persicula fluctuata (CB Adams, 1850), by drawing wavy lines in the shell, providing information on the living animal and its internal anatomy.
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Seven new species of the Order Runcinacea collected on the island of Sao Vicente, Cape Verde Islands, are described and discussed, three of the genus Fofinha Moro & Ortea, 2015 (Family Ilbidae Burn, 1963) and four of the genus Edmundsina Ortea, 2013, family Runcinidae H. & A. Adams, 1854.
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Fourteen species of marine invertebrates are recorded for the first time for the the Canary and Cabo Verde archipelagos: four jellyfish, a nemertean, an equiurid, four mollusks, a crustacean, a mite, an echinoderm and a salpa. All of them include illustrations of the live specimens and information on the localities where they have been observed.
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From the study of the specimens collected in the islands of Cape Verde and the Canary Islands from 1985 to the present, which had been provisionally determined as Cylindrobulla and / or Ascobulla spp., It is concluded that the only species present in both archipelagos is Ascobulla ulla ( Marcus, 1970), which is recorded for the first time in the ea...
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A new species of the genus Runcina Forbes & Hanley, 1895, from the Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, is described.
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Se nos ha señalado que el nombre Gibberula cristinae Ortea & Moro, 2020 no estaba disponible para la especie de Cystiscidae recientemente descrita de las islas Canarias (ORTEA & MORO, 2020), estando el nombre ocupado por Gibberula cristinae Tisselli, Agamennone & Giunchi, 2009. Esta última, de la región italiana de Calabria, está bien definida y es...
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Janolus faustoi Llera & Ortea, 1988, originally described in the Canary Islands, and Antiopella mucloc Marcus, 1958, from Brazil, are recorded for the first time in the Cabo Verde Islands. In addition, the rhinophores of three Atlantic species of Janolus Bergh, 1898 are illustrated and it is proposed to reestablish Janolus costacubensis Ortea & Esp...
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Tree new species of marine prosobranchs one of the genus Triphora, sensu lato, and two of the genus Gibberula Swainsón, 1840, from Cueva key, Caguanes National Park, Sancti Spiritus Province, Cuba, are described.
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A new Runcinacean is described, collected in the tidal zone of Punta Mona, Caribbean Sea of Costa Rica, with the ability to crawl with the foot or with the back and without radula in its digestive system
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From specimens collected in its type locality, the island of Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles, live specimens of Cylindrobulla beaui Fischer, 1857, are illustrated and their shells and radular architecture are described. A new species of the genus from the Caribbean Sea of Costa Rica becomes evident during the study and is also described.
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A new species of Granulina Jousseaume, 1888, of 2’5 mm in length of the shell, is described based on 11 specimens collected alive in rocky bottoms at 21 m depth in Tarrafal, Santiago, illustrating the striking coloration of the live animals and their low variability, in addition to the shell, which compares with that of two other congener species i...
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A unique aeolidacean from Cape Verde Islands, whose diet on zoantarios (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) relates it to Baeolidia palythoae Gosliner, 1985, of the coast of South Africa, is described as a new species of Aeolidiopsis Pruvot-Fol, 1956, without Atlantic representatives, at the same time a new genus and a new family are proposed to relocate it in the...
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From collections made on the islands of Sal, Santiago and Sao Vicente (Cape Verde Islands) the shells, live animals and anatomy of the specimens associated in the literature to the species Plesiocystiscus bubistae (Fernades, 1987) are studied in detail, proposing the description of two new species of Plesiocystiscus Coovert & Coovert, 1995.
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Six new species of marine snails of the genus Gibberula Swainson, 1840, naming them in recognition of the work carried out by the RedPROMAR project of the Government of the Canary Islands, through Citizen Science. One of the new species is from the caves of Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife, and the remaining five from Gran Canaria. All of them...
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A new species of Oxynoe Rafinesque, 1815 (Mollusca: Sacoglossa) from the Cape Verde Islands is described, and the identity of their congeners in the Macaronesia are discussed.
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Three aeolidaceans collected in Cabo Verde Islands that present the digestive gland inside red ceratas (aeolirrojos) are studied, two of them are cited for the first time in the archipelago, Berghia marcusi Domínguez, Troncoso & García, 2008 registered so far for Jamaica and Brazil and Piseinotecus soussi Tamsouri, Carmona, Moukrim & Cervera, 2014,...
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Using live animals of different species of the Gibberula genus, some known and others not, Cape Verdean schoolchildren from the island of Sal are explained about the richness of their marine biodiversity and are invited to participate in the description of a new species proposing its specific epithet .
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The genera Steironepion Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932, Nassarina Dall, 1889 and Turrijaumelia Sarasúa, 1975 are critically revised, Turrijaumelia is considered as a Columbellidae genus valid and a new genus and eight new species are described.
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In this work we reproduce, in enlarged form, the catalog prepared for the presentation of a photographic exhibition about the sea slugs of Cabo Verde Archipelago, at Sal island, sponsored by the Mirpuri Foundation. In the original document that was used as a catalog was illustrated 44 species originally described in this islands.
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Seven species of marine slugs (Nudibranchia) are recorded for the first time on the islands of Cape Verde: Onchidoris perlucea, Aegires sublaevis, Tambja divae, Diaulula punctifera, Geitodoris bacalladoi, Geitodoris perfossa and Eubranchus vascoi. Additionally, new data are provided on three very distinctive species that are collected for the secon...
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More than 100 specimens collected alive in different localities around the island of Sal are studied, whose shells are related to the literature citations of Volvarina cernita (Locard, 1897), with type locality in Sao Vicente and it is concluded that none of them it is the true V. cernita. Its dissection reveals the presence of a new taxon of the g...
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Three new species of the genus Mirpurina Ortea, Moro & Espinosa, 2019, from the Sal Island, Cabo Verde archipelago, colleting in Mirpuri Expedition 2019, are described and discussed.
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A new species of the genus Rissoella J. E. Gray, 1847 is described, collected off the circalittoral of Lanzarote (Canary Islands) on the community Antipathella wollastoni (Gray, 1857), providing data about the color of the living animal and architecture of its shell.
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Two new species of the genus Favartia Jousseaume, 1880 (Mollusca: Neogastropoda: Muricidae), from the Sal Island, Cabo Verde Archipelago, are described.
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Two new species of the family Marginellidae, one of genus Dentimargo Cossmann, 1899 and other of genus Volvarina Hinds, 1844, are described.
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A new species of the genus Mirpurina Ortea, Moro & Espinosa, 2019, collected only once occasion on the island of Sal, Cape Verde, in an anthropized environment is described and discussed.
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Three new species of the genus Plesiocystiscus Coovert & Coovert, 1995 from Costa Rica are described, one from the Caribbean Sea and two from de Pacific Ocean.
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The nudibranchs, Polycerella emertoni, Okenia mediterránea, Eubranchus capellini, Millereolidia creuzbergi, Embletonia pulchra and one sacoglossan, Ercolania siotti, are recorded for first time in the Canary Islands
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From live specimens collected in the Bay of Murdeira, Sal (Cape Verde Islands), type locality of Gibberula rolani, photographs of their live animals and their variability are published for the first time, new data are provided about their shell and his radula are described. The possibility of its synonymy with Gibberula secreta Monterosato, 1889 is...
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The living animal of Volvarina yaeli Espinosa, Martin & Ortea, 2018 is described and a new species of the genus Prunum Herrmannsen, 1852 (Gastropoda: Marginellidae) from Tenerife, Canary Island, is proposed.
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A new species of the genus Favartia Jousseaume, 1880 (Mollusca: Neogastropoda: Muricidae) from Sao Vicente Island, Cabo Verde, is described.
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A new species of Granulina Jousseaume, 1888, of 2’4 mm oh Shell length, is described from 6 specimens collected alive in the tidal zone of El Cotillo, Fuerteventura (Canary Islands), illustrating the variability of coloration of the animals, which are compared with the other two congeneric species of the archipelago: Granulina guancha (d’Orbigny, 1...
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From the conchiological and anatomical study of more than 200 specimens of “Volvarina taeniata”, collected alive in the intertidal and shallow waters around the island of Sal, it`s concluded that this species is not found on the island and is described as a new species, providing data about the shells, live animals between 3 and 12 mm, duct and gla...
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Four new species of the genus Granulina Jousseaume, 1888 from Costa Rica are described, two from the Caribbean coast and two from the Pacific coast.
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A new species of Volvarina Hinds, 1844, collected in Fontona, Sal Island, type locality of V. boyeri Moreno & Burnay, 1999, name with which it is erroneously illustrated in different websites, is described. Data from the shell of adults and juveniles, live animals and internal anatomy are provided
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A new species of Volvarina Hinds, 1844, collected in Baia das Gatas, Sao Vicente, erroneously determined as Volvarina taeniata (Sowerby, 1846) by Moreno & Burnay (1999), is described. Data from the shell, coloration of live animals and internal anatomy is provided.
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A new species of the genus Prunum Herrmannsen, 1852, from Arenas Key, Los Colorados archipelago, Pinar del Río, Cuba and the internal anatomy of P. camachoi and P. lorenae is studied and illustrated.
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Live collected specimens (0 to -4 m depth) are studied in different localities of the island of Sao Vicente (Cabo Verde Archipelago), whose shells are named in the literature with Volvarina cernita (Locard, 1897), with its type locality on the island and it is concluded that they are of two distinct species and none is the true V. cernita. Both tax...
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Three species of marine slugs are recorded for the first time in the Cabo Verde islands Bermudella polycerelloides, Diaphorodoris papillata y Cuthona fidenciae (Nudibranchia) and a, new information is provided about Cuthona herrerai, Flabellina ilidio and Pseinotecus gaditanus. In addition, a Caribbean species, Cuthona luciae is sinonimized with C....
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A new species of the genus Camachoaglaja is described from the island of Sal (archipelago of Cabo Verde), characterized by its greenish coloration and by the morphology of its internal shell.
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Six new species of the genus Mitromica Berry, 1958 (family Costellariidae), from Cuba, are described, and M. foveata (Sowerby, 1874) is rejected from the Cuban fauna.
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Two new Cuban species of the family Marginellidae, one of the genus Dentimargo Cossmann, 1899 and other of the genus Prunum Herrmannsen, 1852, are described as a tribute to Ernest Hemingway ship and his captain Gregorio Fuentes.
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The illustrated catalogue of the seven species of the genus Prunum Herrmannsen, 1852, from the Gulf of Batabanó, Cuba, with the addition of a new species, is present. The synonymy of P. cubanum Sarasua & Espinosa, 1977, with P. guttatum (Dillwyn, 1817) is proposed.
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Four new species of the genus Volvarina Hinds, 1844 from Costa Rica, three from the Caribbean coast and one from the Pacific coast are described.
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From material collected in different islands and habitats of the canarian archipelago is accepted the presence of Gibberula epigrus (Reeve, 1865) in the Canary Islands, where it had already been previously mentioned without providing information on coloration of live animal. In addition, two new species are described, one from the island of El Hier...
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A new species of “blue” Chromodorididae is described from the Cape Verde islands, masked with Chromodoris françoise Bouchet, 1980, off the coast of Senegal.
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Five new species of the genus Osvaldoginella Espinosa & Ortea, 1977 (family Cystiscidae) from Cuba, are described .
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A part of the taxonomic organization of the genus Elysia Risso, 1818 in the Caribbean Sea proposed by Krug, Vendetti & Valdés (2016) is reviewed and the following changes are proposed: Elysia entredosaguas Ortea & Bacallado, 2014 is considered a valid species that has priority over Elysia hamanni Krug, Vendetti & Valdés, 2016, syn. nov. In addition...
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Thirteen species of marine invertebrates are recorded in the Canary archipelago for the first time: two hydrozoans, three isopods, two bryozoans, four sea squirts, one pyro-so mid and one salp. In addition, new data from other invertebrate species for which there is little information in the Canaries are provided. All of them include illustrations...
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A new species of the genus Prunum Herrmannsen, 1852 (Mollusca: Neogastropoda: Marginellidae) from Eleuthera island, Bahamas, is described and additional information about Marginella diaphana Kiener, 1841 and Marginella pellucida Pfeiffer, 1840 is given.
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Two new species of the genus Hyalina Schumacher, 1817 from Caribbean coasts of Cuba and Jamaica are described, and new anatomical data of H. chicoi Espinosa & Ortea, 1999 are provided.
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Two new species of the family Muricidae, from Punta Perdiz, Zapata Swamp, Cuban Caribbean Sea, one of the genus Murexsul Iredale, 1915 and other of the genus Pygmaepterys Vokes, 1978, are described.
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A systematic inventory of 135 species of marine slugs (Heterobranchs), collected during the Madibenthos-2016 expedition, of the MNHN Paris, on the island of Martinique (Madinida) is presented. To the list of inventoried species do not add existing ones in the literature, so that the list is a real reflection of the effort made during the expedition...
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The taxonomic history of the family Corambidae Bergh, 1871 is extremely complex, in part due to the rarity of some of the taxa within the family, but also because of their unusual morphology. Some species, particularly in the Atlantic, seem to be very rare, while others are abundant, widely distributed, and having large lists of synonyms. Corambe o...
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Se describe la segunda especie del género Hyalina Schumacher, 1817 en el Caribe de Santiago de Cuba y se comparan las rádulas de los dos taxones de la región; además se ilustran los animales vivos de otros congéneres caribeños de coloración similar. A second species of the genus Hyalina Schumacher, 1817, is described in the Caribbean of Santiago d...
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Fifteen Cuban new species of the genus Suturoglypta Radwin, 1968 are described, and two species, S. hotessieriana (d’Orbigny, 1842) and S. pretrii (Duclos, 1846), that were previously reported from the Cuban fauna are rejected.
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Eight species of marine slugs are recorded for the first time in the Cabo Verde islands: Notodiaphana atlantica (Cefalaspidea), Aplysia brasiliana (Anaspidea), Doris bertheloti, Taringa bacalladoi, Babakina anadoni and Phidiana lynceus (Nudibranchia), in addition to the Sacoglosos Aplysiopsis formosa and Callyphilla mediterraea, new information is...
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Avicennia | Volumen 22| 2018 33 Dos nuevas especies cubanas del género Costoanachis Sacco, 1890 (Gastropoda: Columbellidae), descritas en honor de dos de los últimos investigadores del CRINAS, con motivo de su jubilación. Resumen: Se describen dos nuevas especies cubanas del género Costoanachis Sacco, 1890 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Columbe-llidae). Ab...
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Three new Cuban species of the genus Darrylia García, 2008 (Gastropoda: Horaiclavidae) one from the Guanaha-cabibes Biosphere Reserve, Pinar del Río, and others two from Rancho Luna beach, Cienfuegos, and Punta Caleta, Ecological Reserve Maisí-Caleta, Maisí, Guantánamo, Cuba, are described.
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Two new species of the genus Gibberula Swainson, 1849, with crystalline shell, collected in Baía das Gatas, Sao Vicente (Cape Verde Islands) are described. In addition, these are compared with the only species of the genus in the archipelago with that characteristic, Gibberula rauli Fernandes, 1987 collected in the port of Mindelo, Sao Vicente. Pho...
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Two new species of the genus Volvarina Hinds, 1844 (Gastropoda: Marginellidae), collected in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, are described.

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