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Trapania hispalensis

Cervera & Garcia-Gomez, 1989


David Serrano Tengo que recuerde este, lo que pasa que es de la época sin lente, una pena. Trapania hispalensis, Ensenada de Somió

Manuel Martínez Chacón Precioso... yo tengo una trapania igual pero no tengo claro si es hispalensis o tartanella.

David Serrano Oño, hazle la prueba del adn

David Serrano tipo csi

Manuel Martínez Chacón Aaay, si tuviese un laboratorio...

João Pedro Silva Sem a pigmentação laranja e sem a análise da rádula, não se pode ter a certeza. O ADN o esclarecerá no futuro :)

Message posted on Nudibranquios on 17 Nov 2013
Alicia Mirabilis Trapania hispalensis (15 mm) Isole Tremiti, Italia Canon G11 in Ikelite housing no external strobe f 2.8 iso 80 1/60

Alistair Merrifield A little cutie! Is it possible to try a crop to remove the orange weed on the top right hand corner?

Alicia Mirabilis I bet it is Alistair Merrifield... and probably it would be even better with a dark background: I'll try! Tks.

Message posted on Underwater Macro Photographers on 14 Nov 2011
Manuel Martínez Chacón Trapania tartanella from Tarifa, Spain.

Lucas CerCur O... Trapania hispalensis....

Manuel Martínez Chacón ¿Ambas especies son sinónimos?

Lucas CerCur No, son 2 especies validad que se pueden encontrar simultáneamente. Habria que ver como es la rádula para decidir si es una u otra.

Message posted on NUDIBRANCH LOVERS on 04 Nov 2013
Carlos Fernández-Cid Ramos Trapania maculata. Galicia, Spain http://www.flickr.com/photos/78557484@N02/8461171164/in/set-72157632261258262

Egidio Trainito Why not Trapania hispalensis? It looks like an intermediate form.

Carlos Fernández-Cid Ramos I think is T.maculata. The other found here is

João Pedro Silva T. hispalensis, as T. tartanella, hasn't pigmented areas ahead of the gills and rhinophores. I support T. maculata.

Carlos Fernández-Cid Ramos http://www.flickr.com/photos/78557484@N02/8276832863/in/set-72157632261258262

João Pedro Silva This is a more typical T. tartanella, with the pigmented areas more orange near the tips: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jpsilva1971/6109278087/ Apparently this should be the only external different between T. tartanella and T. hispalensis.

João Pedro Silva On the differences between T. tartanella and T. hispalensis: http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/20698

Egidio Trainito Mediterranean T.maculata are usually more pigmented

João Pedro Silva Yes, I know, but not in the Atlantic. Nevertheless, it has only been seen once here in Portugal: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jpsilva1971/5701113310/

Carlos Fernández-Cid Ramos Trapania tartanella is the most frecuent here. I have seen once a T. palida (with very bad photos), and a T. maculata for the first time yesterday.

Lucas CerCur Dear colleagues to be sure of a right identification of both species, you need to check the radula. It is true that details on the orange/yellow pigmentation can infer what species is, but the radula is definitive. I will upload the original description of T. hispalensis.

Lucas CerCur I have just uploaded.

Message posted on NE Atlantic Nudibranchs on 10 Feb 2013
João Pedro Silva Geitodoris planata Local: Arrábida, Portugal Spot: Alpertuche Profundidade: 4m Data: 26-12-2011

María Eugenia Suárez Tienes alguna foto de este nudi por su parte inferior? Hace tiempo vi una parecida dada la vuelta por un aletazo y me gustaría saber si es la misma. Gracias.

João Pedro Silva Tenho algumas fotos de pormenor mas não as tenho online. São laranja/amarelado com pequenos pontos castanho-escuro. Mas... Discodoris stellifera também tem os mesmos pontos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jpsilva1971/6824861188/

João Pedro Silva As duas espécies (D. stellifera e G. planata) são tão semelhantes que apenas a observação microscópica da rádula as permite distinguir (como entre Trapania hispalensis e Trapania tartanella). Mas os recentes estudos genéticos vieram confirmar que determinados aspectos morfológicos (como a rádula ou as mandíbulas) podem variar dentro de uma mesma espécie. E pode ser que, quando se fizer a revisão da família Discodorididae com recurso ao ADN, se descubra que afinal se trata da mesma espécie.

Message posted on Nudibranquios on 01 Sep 2013
Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Mollusca (Phylum)
    Gastropoda (Class)
      Heterobranchia (Subclass)
        Opisthobranchia (Infraclass)
          Nudibranchia (Order)
            Euctenidiacea (Suborder)
              Doridacea (Infraorder)
                Onchidoridoidea (Superfamily)
                  Goniodorididae (Family)
                    Trapania (Genus)
                      Trapania hispalensis (Species)
Associated Species