Galapagos Species Checklist


Mola ramsayi

(Giglioli, 1883)

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Division Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Tetraodontiformes
Family Molidae
Genus Mola

Mola ramsayi  (Giglioli, 1883)

 

Spanish common name: mola

Local name: mola

Taxonomic comments: Syn.: Orthragoriscus eurypterus Philippi, 1892, Orthragoriscus ramsayi Giglioli, 1883, fide Appeltans et al. (2010)

Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.

Last updated: 18 Sep 2013

Origin

  • In
    Introduced
  • Na
    Native

  • En
    Endemic
  • Hy
    Hypothetical
  • Id
    Indigenous
  • Mi
    Migrant

    Taxon migratory and native.

  • EnQ
    Questionable Endemic
  • Re
    Resident
  • Va
    Vagrant

Literature

  • Appeltans, W., Bouchet, P., Boxshall, G.A., Fauchald, K., Gordon, D.P., Hoeksema, B.W., Poore, G.C.B., van Soest, R.W.M., Stöhr, S., Walter, T.C., Costello, M.J. (eds.) (2010) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). Available online at http://www.marinespecies.org.
  • Thys, T. M., Whitney, J., Hearn, A., Weng, K. C., Peñaherrera, C., Jawad, L., Alfaro-Shigueto, J., Mangel, J. C. & karl, S. S. (2013) First record of the southern ocean sunfish, Mola ramsayi, in the Gala´pagos Marine Reserve. Marine Biodiversity Records. doi:10.1017/S1755267213000377; Vol. 6; e70; 1-4pp