*Full List of Elysia Papers*

Current to 7 January, 2017; I most certainly have missed some, so please let me know about all omissions.

Links to abstracts and open-access papers will be added as time permits. All links to PDF versions of the papers should be open access, please contact me about dead links or possible copyright violations.

Poursanidis, D., Koutsoubas, D. On the occurrence of Elysia gordanae Thompson & Jaklin, 1988 (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia) in East Mediterranean Sea. (2016) Marine Biodiversity, 46 (1), pp. 5-6. [Go] [F] [NH]

De Sisto, M., Crescini, R., Villalba, W., Ríos, B., Gómez, V., Mata, Y. Sacoglossans (Opisthobranchia: Sacoglossa) from Nueva Esparta state and Los Frailes, Venezuela [Sacoglosos (Opisthobranchia: Sacoglossa) del estado Nueva Esparta y Los Frailes, Venezuela] (2016) Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad, 87 (1), pp. 42-48. [NH] [Cr] [Se] [Su] [Ca]

Anton, R.F., Schories, D., Jörger, K.M., Kaligis, F., Schrödl, M. Description of four new endoparasitic species of the family Splanchnotrophidae (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) from nudibranch and sacoglossan gastropod hosts. (2016) Marine Biodiversity, 46 (1), pp. 183-195. [NH] [Ma]

Martin, R., Walther, P., Tomaschko, K.-H. Variable retention of kleptoplast membranes in cells of sacoglossan sea slugs: plastids with extended, shortened and non-retained durations. (2015) Zoomorphology, 134 (4), pp. 523-529. [K] [Vi] [Ti]

Gavagnin, M., Mollo, E., Cimino, G. Is phototridachiahydropyrone a true natural product? (2015) Brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy, 25 (6), pp. 588-591. [NP] [Cr]

Rasher, D.B., Stout, E.P., Engel, S., Shearer, T.L., Kubanek, J., Hay, M.E., Wootton, J.T. Marine and terrestrial herbivores display convergent chemical ecology despite 400 million years of independent evolution. (2015) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112 (39), pp. 12110-12115. [F] [Tu] [NP] [K]

Miyamoto, A., Sakai, A., Nakano, R., Yusa, Y. Phototaxis of sacoglossan sea slugs with different photosynthetic abilities: a test of the ‘crawling leaves’ hypothesis. (2015) Marine Biology, 162 (6), pp. 1343-1349. [Tr] [Ha] [K] [BN]

Ortigosa, D., Lemus-Santana, E., SimÃes, N. New records of ‘opisthobranchs’ (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia) from Arrecife Alacranes National Park, Yucatan, Mexico. (2015) Marine Biodiversity Records, 8, art. no. e117, . [NH] [Fl] [Pr][Su] [Ti] [Pa] [Tu] [Cr] [Or]

Nimbs, M.J., Willan, R.C., Smith, S.D.A. Range extensions for heterobranch sea slugs (formerly opisthobranch) belonging to the families diaphanidae, plakobranchidae and facelinidae on the eastern coast of Australia. (2015) Marine Biodiversity Records, 8, art. no. e76, . [NH] [Pu]

Baumgartner, F.A., Pavia, H., Toth, G.B. (2015) Acquired phototrophy through retention of functional chloroplasts increases growth efficiency of the sea slug Elysia viridis. PLoS ONE, 10 (4), art. no. e0120874 [F] [K] [Vi]

de Vries, J., Rauch, C., Christa, G., Gould, S.B. (2014) A sea slug’s guide to plastid symbiosis. Acta Soc Bot Pol 83(4):415–421 [K] [R] Curtis, N.E., Middlebrooks, M.L., Schwartz, J.A., Pierce, S.K. (2015) Kleptoplastic sacoglossan species have very different capacities for plastid maintenance despite utilizing the same algal donors. Symbiosis, 65 (1), pp. 23-31 [F] [K] [Cl] [Pp]

Christa, G., Händeler, K., Kück, P., Vleugels, M., Franken, J., Karmeinski, D., Wägele, H. (2014) Phylogenetic evidence for multiple independent origins of functional kleptoplasty in Sacoglossa (Heterobranchia, Gastropoda). Organisms Diversity and Evolution, 15 (1), pp. 23-36 [K] [F] [Cl] [Pp] [Pt] [Zu]

Pelletreau, K.N., Weber, A.P.M., Weber, K.L., Rumpho, M.E. (2014) Lipid accumulation during the establishment of kleptoplasty in Elysia chlorotica. PLoS ONE, 9 (5), art. no. e97477. [K] [Ch]

Serôdio, J., Cruz, S., Cartaxana, P., Calado, R. (2014) Photophysiology of kleptoplasts: Photosynthetic use of light by chloroplasts living in animal cells. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 369 (1640), 20130242. [K] [R]

Schwartz, J.A., Curtis, N.E., Pierce, S.K. (2014) FISH labeling reveals a horizontally transferred algal (vaucheria litorea) nuclear gene on a sea slug (Elysia chlorotica) chromosome. Biological Bulletin, 227 (3), pp. 300-312. [HT] [K] [Ch]

de Vries, J., Crista, G., Gould, S.B. (2014) Plastid survival in the cytosol of animal cells.  Trends in Plant Science 1168 [K] [R] [Nice analysis of role of phylogeny, food plant, and size to long-term kleptoplasty]

Baumgartner, F.A., Pavia, H., Toth, G.B. (2014) Individual specialization to non-optimal hosts in a polyphagous marine invertebrate herbivore.  PLoS ONE, 9 (8), art. no. e102752 Abstract PDF [NH] [F] [Vi]

Baumgartner, F.A., Toth, G.B. (2014) Abundance and size distribution of the sacoglossan Elysia viridis on co-occurring algal hosts on the Swedish west coast. PLoS ONE, 9 (3), art. no. e92472, . Abstract PDF [Vi] [F] [NH]

Christa, G., Händeler, K., Schäberle, T.F., König, G.M., Wägele, H. (2014) Identification of sequestered chloroplasts in photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic sacoglossan sea slugs (Mollusca, Gastropoda) Frontiers in Zoology, 11 (1), art. no. 15. Abstract PDF [F] [K]

Schmitt, V., Händeler, K., Gunkel, S., Escande, M.-L., Menzel, D., Gould, S.B., Martin, W.F., Wägele, H. (2014) Chloroplast incorporation and long-term photosynthetic performance through the life cycle in laboratory cultures of Elysia timida (sacoglossa, heterobranchia). Frontiers in Zoology, 11 (1), art. no. 5, . Abstract PDF [AQ] [F] [K] [Ti]

Middlebrooks, M.L., Bell, S.S., Curtis, N.E., Pierce, S.K. (2014) Atypical plant-herbivore association of algal food and a kleptoplastic sea slug (Elysia clarki) revealed by DNA barcoding and field surveys. Marine Biology, 161 (6), pp. 1429-1440.  Abstract [F] [K] [Cl]

Hernández-Almaraz, P., Méndez-Rodríguez, L., Zenteno-Savín, T., García-Domínguez, F., Vázquez-Botello, A., Serviere-Zaragoza, E. (2014) Metal mobility and bioaccumulation differences at lower trophic levels in marine ecosystems dominated by Sargassum species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 94 (3), pp. 435-442. Abstract [F] [NH] [Di]

Akimoto, A., Hirano, Y.M., Sakai, A., Yusa, Y. (2014) Relative importance and interactive effects of photosynthesis and food in two solar-powered sea slugs. Marine Biology, 161 (5), pp. 1095-1102. Abstract [F] [K] [At] [Tr]

Krug, P.J., Vendetti, J.E., Rodriguez, A.K., Retana, J.N., Hirano, Y.M., Trowbridge, C.D. (2013) Integrative species delimitation in photosynthetic sea slugs reveals twenty candidate species in three nominal taxa studied for drug discovery, plastid symbiosis or biological control. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 69 (3), pp. 1101-1119. Abstract [BC] [NH] [NP] [To]

Christa, G., Zimorski, V., Woehle, C., Tielens, A.G.M., Wägele, H., Martin, W.F., Gould, S.B. (2013) Plastid-bearing sea slugs fix CO2 in the light but do not require photosynthesis to survive. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281 (1774), art. no. 20132493. Abstract [K] [Ti] [contains phylogenetic analysis of Plakobranchia]

Davis, J., Fricke, W.F., Hamann, M.T., Esquenazi, E., Dorrestein, P.C., Hill, R.T. (2013) Characterization of the bacterial community of the chemically defended Hawaiian sacoglossan Elysia rufescens. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79 (22), pp. 7073-7081. PDF [NP] [Ru]

Dionísio, G., Rosa, R., Leal, M.C., Cruz, S., , C., Calado, G., SerÔdio, J., Calado, R. (2013) Beauties and beasts: A portrait of sea slugs aquaculture. Aquaculture, 408-409, pp. 1-14. Abstract [AQ] [R]

Martin, R., Walther, P., Tomaschko, K.-H. (2013) Phagocytosis of algal chloroplasts by digestive gland cells in the photosynthesis-capable slug Elysia timida (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia, Sacoglossa). Zoomorphology, 132 (3), pp. 253-259. Abstract [K] [Ti]

Uribe, R.A., Nakamura, K., Indacochea, A., Pacheco, A.S., Hooker, Y., Schrödl, M.(2013) A review on the diversity and distribution of opisthobranch gastropods from Peru, with the addition of three new records: (Gastropoda, Heterobranchia) Spixiana, 36 (1), pp. 43-60. PDF [R] [NH]

Carbone, M., Muniain, C., Castelluccio, F., Iannicelli, O., Gavagnin, M.(2013) First chemical study of the sacoglossan Elysia patagonica: Isolation of a ?-pyrone propionate hydroperoxide Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 49, pp. 172-175. Paywall [NP] [Pa]

Crocetta, F., Zibrowius, H., Bitar, G., Templado, J., Oliverio, M.(2013) Biogeographical homogeneity in the eastern Mediterranean Sea – I: The opisthobranchs (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from Lebanon Mediterranean Marine Science, 14 (2), pp. 403-408. Abstract [NH] [Gr]

Fan, X., Qiao, H., Xu, D., Cao, S., Zhang, X., Wang, Y., Mou, S., Ye, N. (2013) Complete mitochondrial genome of the sea slug, Placida sp., contains unusual noncoding regions Mitochondrial DNA, 24 (3), pp. 219-221. Abstract [Ch]

Bhattacharya, D., Pelletreau, K.N., Price, D.C., Sarver, K.E., Rumpho, M.E.(2013) Genome analysis of Elysia chlorotica egg DNA provides no evidence for horizontal gene transfer into the germ line of this kleptoplastic mollusc Molecular Biology and Evolution, 30 (8), pp. 1843-1852. PDF [HT] [K] [Ch]

Klochkova, T.A., Han, J.W., Chah, K.-H., Kim, R.W., Kim, J.-H., Kim, K.Y., Kim, G.H. (2013) Morphology, molecular phylogeny and photosynthetic activity of the sacoglossan mollusc, Elysia nigrocapitata, from Korea Marine Biology, 160 (1), pp. 155-168.

Takano, T., Hirano, Y.M., Trowbridge, C.D., Hirano, Y.J., Watano, Y. (2013) Taxonomic clarification in the genus Elysia (Gastropoda: Sacoglossa): E. atroviridis and E. setoensis American Malacological Bulletin, 31 (1), pp. 25-37. PDF [NH] [R] [At] [Se]

Costa, J., Giménez-Casalduero, F., Melo, R., Jesus, B. (2012) Colour morphotypes of Elysia timida (sacoglossa, gastropoda) are determined by light acclimation in food algae Aquatic Biology, 17 (1), pp. 81-89. PDF [F] [NH] [Ti]

Pelletreau, K.N., Worful, J.M., Sarver, K.E., Rumpho, M.E. (2012) Laboratory culturing of Elysia chlorotica reveals a shift from transient to permanent kleptoplasty Symbiosis, 58 (1-3), pp. 221-232. Page1 [AQ] [F] [K] [Ch]

Cruz, S., Dionísio, G., Rosa, R., Calado, R., Serôdio, J. (2012) Anesthetizing solar-powered sea slugs for photobiological studies Biological Bulletin, 223 (3), pp. 328-336. PDF [Vi]

Sanvicente-Añorve, L., Solís-Weiss, V., Ortigosa, J., Hermoso-Salazar, M., Lemus-Santana, E. (2012) Opisthobranch fauna from the national park arrecife alacranes,southern Gulf of Mexico.  Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 53 (4), pp. 447-460. PDF [NH] [Cr] [Pa] [Su] [Tu]

Vendetti, J.E., Trowbridge, C.D., Krug, P.J. (2012) Poecilogony and population genetic structure in Elysia pusilla (Heterobranchia: Sacoglossa), and reproductive data for five sacoglossans that express dimorphisms in larval development Integrative and Comparative Biology, 52 (1), pp. 138-150. PDF [NH] [Pu]

Middlebrooks, M.L., Bell, S.S., Pierce, S.K. (2012) The kleptoplastic sea slug Elysia clarki prolongs photosynthesis by synthesizing chlorophyll a and b. Symbiosis, 57 (3), pp. 127-132. Page1 [HT] [K] [Cl]

Pierce, S.K., Fang, X., Schwartz, J.A., Jiang, X., Zhao, W., Curtis, N.E., Kocot, K.M., Yang, B., Wang, J. (2012) Transcriptomic evidence for the expression of horizontally transferred algal nuclear genes in the photosynthetic sea slug, Elysia chlorotica. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29 (6), pp. 1545-1556. PDF [HT] [K] [Ch]

Soule, K.M., Rumpho, M.E. (2012) Light-regulated photosynthetic gene expression and phosphoribulokinase enzyme activity in the heterokont alga Vaucheria litorea (xanthophyceae) and its symbiotic molluskan partner Elysia chlorotica (gastropoda). Journal of Phycology, 48 (2), pp. 373-383. Abstract [HT] [K] [Ch]

Pierce, S.K., Curtis, N.E. (2012) Cell biology of the chloroplast symbiosis in sacoglossan sea slugs. International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology, 293, pp. 123-148. [R]

Carmona, L., Malaquias, M.A.E., Gosliner, T.M., Pola, M., Cervera, J.L. (2011) Amphi-Atlantic distributions and cryptic species in Sacoglossan sea slugs. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 77 (4), pp. 401-412. PDF [NH] [Ti]

Giménez-Casalduero, F., Muniain, C., González-Wangüemert, M., Garrote-Moreno, A. (2011) Elysia timida (Risso, 1818) three decades of research. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 34 (1), pp. 217-227. [R] [Ti]

Schmitt, V., Wägele, H. (2011) Behavioral adaptations in relation to long-term retention of endosymbiotic chloroplasts in the sea slug Elysia timida (Opisthobranchia, Sacoglossa). Thalassas, 27 (2), pp. 225-238. PDF [BN] [K] [Ti]

Middlebrooks, M.L., Pierce, S.K., Bell, S.S. (2011) Foraging behavior under starvation conditions is altered via photosynthesis by the marine gastropod, Elysia clarki. PLoS ONE, 6 (7), art. no. e22162.  PDF [BN] [K] [Cl]

Trowbridge, C.D., Hirano, Y.M., Hirano, Y.J. (2011) Inventory of Japanese sacoglossan opisthobranchs: Historical review, current records, and unresolved issues. American Malacological Bulletin, 29 (1-2), pp. 1-22. Abstract [NH] [R]

Swennen, C. (2011) Large mangrove-dwelling Elysia species in Asia, with descriptions of two new species (Gastropoda: Opistobranchia: Sacoglossa). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59 (1), pp. 29-37. PDF  [NH] [Ba] [Be] [Le] [Si]

Wägele, H., Deusch, O., Händeler, K., Martin, R., Schmitt, V., Christa, G., Pinzger, B., Gould, S.B., Dagan, T., Klussmann-Kolb, A., Martin, W. (2011) Transcriptomic evidence that longevity of acquired plastids in the photosynthetic slugs Elysia timida and Plakobranchus ocellatus does not entail lateral transfer of algal nuclear genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 28 (1), pp. 699-706. PDF [HT] [K] [Ti]

Rumpho, M.E., Pelletreau, K.N., Moustafa, A., Bhattacharya, D. (2011) The making of a photosynthetic animal. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214 (2), pp. 303-311. PDF [Aq] [HT] [K] [NH] [Ch]

Skulachev, V.P. (2010) Discovery of a photosynthesizing animal that can survive for months in a light-dependent manner. Biochemistry (Moscow), 75 (12), pp. 1498-1499. PDF [HT] [K] [R] [Ch]

Curtis, N.E., Schwartz, J.A., Pierce, S.K. (2010) Ultrastructure of sequestered chloroplasts in sacoglossan gastropods with differing abilities for plastid uptake and maintenance. Invertebrate Biology, 129 (4), pp. 297-308. Abstract [K] [Cl] [Ru] [Pt]

Wägele, H., Stemmer, K., Burghardt, I., Händeler, K. (2010) Two new sacoglossan sea slug species (Opisthobranchia, Gastropoda): Ercolania annelyleorum sp. nov. (Limapontioidea) and Elysia asbecki sp. nov. (Plakobranchoidea), with notes on anatomy, histology and biology. Zootaxa, (2676), pp. 1-28. [NH] [As]

Jesus, B., Ventura, P., Calado, G. (2010) Behaviour and a functional xanthophyll cycle enhance photo-regulation mechanisms in the solar-powered sea slug Elysia timida (Risso, 1818). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 395 (1-2), pp. 98-105.

Handeler, K., Wagele, H., Wahrmund, U., Rudinger, M., Knoop, V. (2010) Slugs’ last meals: Molecular identification of sequestered chloroplasts from different algal origins in Sacoglossa (Opisthobranchia, Gastropoda). Molecular Ecology Resources, 10 (6), pp. 968-978. PDF [Pu] [To] [Vi]

Trowbridge, C.D., Hirano, Y.J., Hirano, Y.M. (2010) Sacoglossan opisthobranchs on Northwestern Pacific Shores: Stiliger berghi Baba, 1937, and Elysia sp. on filamentous red algae. Veliger, 51 (1-2), pp. 43-62. PDF [F] [NH] [Vi]

Schwartz, J.A., Curtis, N.E., Pierce, S.K. (2010) Using algal transcriptome sequences to identify transferred genes in the sea slug, Elysia chlorotica. Evolutionary Biology, 37 (1), pp. 29-37. PDF [HT] [K] [Ch]

Kiss, T. (2010) Apoptosis and its functional significance in molluscs. Apoptosis, 15 (3), pp. 313-321. PDF [R] [Ch]

Trowbridge, C.D., Hirano, Y.M., Hirano, Y.J., Sudo, K., Shimadu, Y., Watanabe, T., Yorifuji, M., Maeda, T., Anetai, Y., Kumagai, K. (2010) Subtropical sacoglossans in okinawa.  At “special risk” or “predictably rare”? American Malacological Bulletin, 28 (2), pp. 167-181. PDF [NH] [Tr]

Serôdio, J., Pereira, S., Furtado, J., Silva, R., Coelho, H., Calado, R. (2010) In vivo quantification of kleptoplastic chlorophyll a content in the “solar-powered” sea slug Elysia viridis using optical methods: Spectral reflectance analysis and PAM fluorometry. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 9 (1), pp. 68-77. PDF [K] [Vi]

Pierce, S.K., Curtis, N.E., Schwartz, J.A. (2009) Chlorophyll a synthesis by an animal using transferred algal nuclear genes. Symbiosis, 49 (2), pp. 121-131.PDF [HT] [K] [Ch]

Baumgartner, F.A., Motti, C.A., De Nys, R., Paul, N.A. (2009) Feeding preferences and host associations of specialist marine herbivores align with quantitative variation in seaweed secondary metabolites. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 396, pp. 1-12. PDF [F] [NP] [To]

Händeler, K., Grzymbowski, Y.P., Krug, P.J., Wägele, H. (2009) Functional chloroplasts in metazoan cells – A unique evolutionary strategy in animal life. Frontiers in Zoology, 6 (1), art. no. 28. PDF [F] [K] [R]

Rumpho, M.E., Pochareddy, S., Worful, J.M., Summer, E.J., Bhattacharya, D., Pelletreau, K.N., Tyler, M.S., Lee, J., Manhart, J.R., Soule, K.M. (2009) Molecular characterization of the calvin cycle enzyme phosphoribulokinase in the stramenopile alga Vaucheria litorea and the plastid hosting mollusc Elysia chlorotica. Molecular Plant, 2 (6), pp. 1384-1396. PDF [HT] [K] [Ch]

Allen, R.M., Krug, P.J., Marshall, D.J. (2009) Larval size in Elysia stylifera is determined by extra-embryonic provisioning but not egg size. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 389, pp. 127-137. PDF [NH] [St]

Burfeind, D.D., Tibbetts, I.R., Udy, J.W. (2009) Grazing rates of Elysia tomentosa on native and introduced Caulerpa taxifolia. Hydrobiologia, 632 (1), pp. 355-358. PDF [BC] [F] [NH] [To]

Krug, P.J. (2009) Not My “Type”: Larval dispersal dimorphisms and bet-hedging in opisthobranch life histories. Biological Bulletin, 216 (3), pp. 355-372. PDF [NH] [Co] [Cr] [Pp] [Pr] [Su] [Tu] [Zu]

Vieira, S., Calado, R., Coelho, H., Serôdio, J. (2009) Effects of light exposure on the retention of kleptoplastic photosynthetic activity in the sacoglossan mollusc Elysia viridis. Marine Biology, 156 (5), pp. 1007-1020. PDF [K] [Vi]

Evertsen, J., Johnsen, G. (2009) In vivo and in vitro differences in chloroplast functionality in the two north Atlantic sacoglossans (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia) Placida dendritica and Elysia viridis. Marine Biology, 156 (5), pp. 847-859. PDF [K] [Vi]

Trowbridge, C.D., Hirano, Y.M., Hirano, Y.J. (2009) Interaction webs of marine specialist herbivores on japanese shores. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 89 (2), pp. 277-286. PDF [NH] [Se] [Tr]

Cutignano, A., Cimino, G., Villani, G., Fontana, A. (2009) Shaping the polypropionate biosynthesis in the solar-powered mollusc Elysia viridis. ChemBioChem, 10 (2), pp. 315-322. PDF [NP] [Vi]

Jagtap, T.G., Shenai-Tirodkar, P.S., Savant, S.B., Kulkarni, V.A., Ansari, Z.A. (2009) Elysia bangtawaensis Swennen (Nudibranch) from the mangrove habitat of Mandovi estuary, Goa (central west coast), India. Current Science, 96 (1), pp. 30-33. PDF [NH] [Ba]

Teugels, B., Bouillon, S., Veuger, B., Middelburg, J.J., Koedam, N. (2008) Kleptoplasts mediate nitrogen acquisition in the sea slug Elysia viridis. Aquatic Biology, 4 (1), pp. 15-21.PDF [K] [Vi]

Díaz-Marrero, A.R., Cueto, M., D’Croz, L., Darias, J. (2008) Validating an endoperoxide as a key intermediate in the biosynthesis of elysiapyrones. Organic Letters, 10 (14), pp. 3057-3060. PDF [NP] [Di]

Rumpho, M.E., Worful, J.M., Lee, J., Kannan, K., Tyler, M.S., Bhattacharya, D., Moustafa, A., Manhart, J.R. (2008) Horizontal gene transfer of the algal nuclear gene psbO to the photosynthetic sea slug Elysia chlorotica. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105 (46), pp. 17867-17871. PDF [HT] [K] [Ch]

Trowbridge, C.D., Little, C., Stirling, P., Farnham, W.F. (2008) Sacoglossan gastropods on native and introduced hosts in Lough Hyne, Ireland: Larval retention and population asynchrony? Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 88 (4), pp. 771-782. PDF [F] [NH] [Vi]

Bertsch, H. (2008) Ten-year basleine study of annual variation in the Opisthobranch (Mollusca: Gastropoda) populations at Bahia de los Angeles, Baja California, Mexico. in Bahia del los Angeles: Recursos Naturales y Communidad. Linea Base 2007. SEMARNAT, Protonatura Noroeste, SDNHM & Instituto Nacinal de Ecologia de Mexico pp. 319-338. [English translation without figures] [NH] [Di]

Van Alstyne, K.L. (2008) The distribution of DMSP in green macroalgae from northern New Zealand, eastern Australia and southern Tasmania. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 88 (4), pp. 799-805. PDF [F] [NP] [Ma]

Rao, K.V., Na, M., Cook, J.C., Peng, J., Matsumoto, R., Hamann, M.T. (2008) Kahalalides V-Y isolated from a Hawaiian collection of the sacoglossan mollusk Elysia rufescens. Journal of Natural Products, 71 (5), pp. 772-778. PDF [NP] [Ru]

Casalduero, F.G., Muniain, C. (2008) The role of kleptoplasts in the survival rates of Elysia timida (Risso, 1818): (Sacoglossa: Opisthobranchia) during periods of food shortage. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 357 (2), pp. 181-187. PDF [K] [Ti]

Pierce, S.K., Curtis, N.E., Hanten, J.J., Boerner, S.L., Schwartz, J.A. (2007) Transfer, integration and expression of functional nuclear genes between multicellular species. Symbiosis, 43 (2), pp. 57-64. [HT] [K] [Ch]

Schmitt, V., Anthes, N., Michiels, N.K. (2007) Mating behaviour in the sea slug Elysia timida (Opisthobranchia, Sacoglossa): Hypodermic injection, sperm transfer and balanced reciprocity. Frontiers in Zoology, 4, art. no. 17. [B] PDF [BN] [NH] [Ti]

Evertsen, J., Burghardt, I., Johnsen, G., Wägele, H. (2007) Retention of functional chloroplasts in some sacoglossans from the indo-pacific and Mediterranean. Marine Biology, 151 (6), pp. 2159-2166. PDF [K] [Pu] [Ti] [To]

Curtis, N.E., Pierce, S.K., Massey, S.E., Schwartz, J.A., Maugel, T.K. (2007) Newly metamorphosed Elysia clarki juveniles feed on and sequester chloroplasts from algal species different from those utilized by adult slugs. Marine Biology, 150 (5), pp. 797-806. PDF [AQ] [F] [K] [Cl]

Tilvi, S., Naik, C.G. (2007) Tandem mass spectrometry of kahalalides: Identification of two new cyclic depsipeptides, kahalalide R and S from Elysia grandifolia. Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 42 (1), pp. 70-80. PDF [NP] [Gr]

Giménez Casalduero, F., Muniain, C. (2006) Photosynthetic activity of the solar-powered lagoon mollusc Elysia timida (Risso, 1818) (Opisthobranchia: Sacoglossa). Symbiosis, 41 (3), pp. 151-158. PDF [K] [Ti]

Pierce, S.K., Curtis, N.E., Massey, S.E., Bass, A.L., Karl, S.A., Finney, C.M. (2006) A morphological and molecular comparison between Elysia crispata and a new species of kleptoplastic sacoglossan sea slug (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia) from the Florida Keys, USA.  Molluscan Research, 26 (1), pp. 23-38. Abstract [F] [K] [NH] [Cr] [Cl]

Faircloth, G., Cuevas, C. (2006) Kahalalide F and ES285: potent anticancer agents from marine molluscs. Progress in molecular and subcellular biology, 43, pp. 363-379. Abstract [NP] [Ru]

Ashour, M., Edrada, R., Ebel, R., Wray, V., Wätjen, W., Padmakumar, K., Müller, W.E.G., Lin, W.H., Proksch, P. (2006) Kahalalide derivatives from the Indian sacoglossan mollusk Elysia grandifolia. Journal of Natural Products, 69 (11), pp. 1547-1553. Abstract [NP] [Gr]

Curtis, N.E., Massey, S.E., Pierce, S.K. (2006) The symbiotic chloroplasts in the sacoglossan Elysia clarki are from several algal species. Invertebrate Biology, 125 (4), pp. 336-345.HTML [F] [K] [Cl]

Albano, M., Pon, J.S., Obenat, S. (2006) Macrobenthos associated with Phyllochaetopterus socialis Claparède, 1870 aggregates in Mar del Plata harbour, Argentina [Macrozoobentos asociado a los agregados de Phyllochaetopterus socialis Claparède, 1870 en el puerto de Mar del Plata, Argentina]. Investigaciones Marinas, 34 (2), pp. 197-203. PDF (Spanish) [F] [NH] [Pa]

Cruz-Rivera, E., Paul, V.J. (2006) Feeding by coral reef mesograzers: Algae or cyanobacteria? Coral Reefs, 25 (4), pp. 617-627. Abstract [F] [NH] [Or] [Ru]

Ciavatta, M.L., Gresa, M.P.L., Gavagnin, M., Manzo, E., Mollo, E., D’Souza, L., Cimino, G. (2006) New caulerpenyne-derived metabolites of an Elysia sacoglossan from the South Indian coast. Molecules, 11 (10), pp. 808-816. Abstract (link to free PDF) [NP]

Gracia, C., Isidro-Llobet, A., Cruz, L.J., Acosta, G.A., Álvarez, M., Cuevas, C., Giralt, E., Albericio, F. (2006) Convergent approaches for the synthesis of the antitumoral peptide, Kahalalide F. study of orthogonal protecting groups. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 71 (19), pp. 7196-7204. PDF [NP] [Ru]

González-Wangüemert, M., Giménez-Casalduero, F., Pérez-Ruzafa, A. (2006) Genetic differentiation of Elysia timida (Risso, 1818) populations in the Southwest Mediterranean and Mar Menor coastal lagoon. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 34 (6), pp. 514-527. Abstract [NH] [Ti]

Jeffery, D.W., Perkins, M.V., White, J.M. (2005) Synthesis of an analogue of the marine polypropionate tridachiahydropyrone.  Organic Letters, 7 (3), pp. 407-409. PDF [NP] [Cr]

Green, B.J., Fox, T.C., Rumpho, M.E. (2005) Stability of isolated algal chloroplasts that participate in a unique mollusc/kleptoplast association. Symbiosis, 40 (1), pp. 31-40. Abstract [K] [Ch]

Cueto, M., D’Croz, L., Maté, J.L., San-Martín, A., Darias, J. (2005) Elysiapyrones from Elysia diomedea. Do such metabolites evidence an enzymatically assisted electrocyclization cascade for the biosynthesis of their bicyclo[4.2.0]octane core? Organic Letters, 7 (3), pp. 415-418. PDF [NP] [Di]

Marín, A., Ros, J. (2004) Chemical defenses in Sacoglossan Opisthobranchs: Taxonomic trends and evolutive implications [Defensas químicas en los opistobranquios sacoglosos: Tendencias taxonómicas e implicaciones evolutivas]. Scientia Marina, 68 (SUPPL 1), pp. 227-241. PDF [NH] [NP] [Ti] [Vi]

Trowbridge, C.D. (2004) Emerging associations on marine rocky shores: Specialist herbivores on introduced macroalgae. Journal of Animal Ecology, 73 (2), pp. 294-308. PDF [NH] [Vi]

Mondy, W.L., Pierce, S.K. (2003) Apoptotic-like morphology is associated with annual synchronized death in kleptoplastic sea slugs (Elysia chlorotica). Invertebrate Biology, 122 (2), pp. 126-137. Abstract [K] [NH] [Ch]

Giménez-Casalduero, F., Muniain, C., García-Charton, J.A. (2002) Elysia timida (Risso, 1818) (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia): Relationship and feeding deterrence to a potential predator on the south-western Mediterranean coast. Marine Biology, 141 (6), pp. 1051-1057. PDF [NH] [NP] [Ti]

Trowbridge, C.D. (2002) Local elimination of Codium fragile ssp. tomentosoides: Indirect evidence of sacoglossan herbivory? Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 82 (6), pp. 1029-1030. Abstract [NH] [Vi]

Jimeno, J.M. (2002) A clinical armamentarium of marine-derived anti-cancer compounds. Anti-Cancer Drugs, 13 (SUPPL. 1), pp. S15-S19. Abstract [NP] [Ru]

Schrödl, M. (2002) Heavy infestation by endoparasitic copepod crustaceans (Poecilostomatoida: Splanchnotrophidae) in Chilean opisthobranch gastropods, with aspects of splanchnotrophid evolution. Organisms Diversity and Evolution, 2 (1), pp. 19-26. PDF [NH] [Pa]

Trowbridge, C.D. (2002) Northeastern Pacific sacoglossan opisthobranchs: Natural history review, bibliography, and prospectus. Veliger, 45 (1), pp. 1-24. Abstract [NH] [He]

Nuijen, B., Bouma, M., Floriano, P., Manada, C., Rosing, H., Stokvis, E., Bosch, J.J.K.-V.D., Bult, A., Beijnen, J.H. (2001) Development of an HPLC method with UV detection for the pharmaceutical quality control of the novel marine anticancer agent kahalalide F. Journal of Liquid Chromatography and Related Technologies, 24 (20), pp. 3141-3155. Abstract [NP] [Ru]

Hanten, J.J., Pierce, S.K. (2001) Synthesis of several light-harvesting complex I polypeptides is blocked by cycloheximide in symbiotic chloroplasts in the sea slug, Elysia chlorotica (Gould): A case for horizontal gene transfer between alga and animal? Biological Bulletin, 201 (1), pp. 34-44.  PDF [K] [HT] [Ch]

Rumpho, M.E., Summer, E.J., Green, B.J., Fox, T.C., Manhart, J.R. (2001) Mollusc/algal chloroplast symbiosis: How can isolated chloroplasts continue to function for months in the cytosol of a sea slug in the absence of an algal nucleus? Zoology, 104 (3-4), pp. 303-312. Abstract [HT] [K] [Ch]

Becerro, M.A., Goetz, G., Paul, V.J., Scheuer, P.J. (2001) Chemical defenses of the sacoglossan mollusk Elysia rufescens and its host alga Bryopsis sp. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 27 (11), pp. 2287-2299. Abstract [F] [NP] [Ru]

López-Macià, A., Jiménez, J.C., Royo, M., Giralt, E., Albericio, F. (2001) Synthesis and structure determination of kahalalide F. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 123 (46), pp. 11398-11401. PDF [NP] [Ru]

Muniain, C., Marín, A., Penchaszadeh, P.E. (2001) Ultrastructure of the digestive gland of larval and adult stages of the sacoglossan Elysia patagonica. Marine Biology, 139 (4), pp. 687-695. PDF [K] [Pa]

Thibaut, T., Meinesz, A., Amade, P., Charrier, S., De Angelis, K., Ierardi, S., Mangialajo, L., Melnick, J., Vidal, V. (2001) Elysia subornata (Mollusca) a potential control agent of the alga Caulerpa taxifolia (Chlorophyta) in the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 81 (3), pp. 497-504. Abstract [BC] [F] [NH] [Su]

Fontana, A., Ciavatta, M.L., D’Souza, L., Mollo, E., Naik, C.G., Parameswaran, P.S., Wahidulla, S., Cimino, G. (2001) Selected chemo-ecological studies of marine opisthobranchs from Indian coasts. Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, 81 (4), pp. 403-415. PDF [NH] [NP]

Trowbridge, C.D., Todd, C.D. (2001) Host-plant change in marine specialist herbivores: Ascoglossan sea slugs on introduced macroalgae. Ecological Monographs, 71 (2), pp. 219-243. Abstract [BC] [NH] [Vi]

Trowbridge, C.D. (2000) The missing links: Larval and post-larval development of the ascoglossan opisthobranch Elysia viridis. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 80 (6), pp. 1087-1094. Abstract [K] [NH] [Vi]

Coquillard, P., Thibaut, T., Hill, D.R.C., Gueugnot, J., Mazel, C., Coquillard, Y. (2000) Simulation of the mollusc Ascoglossa Elysia subornata population dynamics: Application to the potential biocontrol of Caulerpa taxifolia growth in the Mediterranean Sea. Ecological Modelling, 135 (1), pp. 1-16. Abstract [BC] [Su]

Green, B.J., Li, W.-Y., Manhart, J.R., Fox, T.C., Summer, E.J., Kennedy, R.A., Pierce, S.K., Rumpho, M.E. (2000) Mollusc-algal chloroplast endosymbiosis. Photosynthesis, thylakoid protein maintenance, and chloroplast gene expression continue for many months in the absence of the algal nucleus. Plant Physiology, 124 (1), pp. 331-342. Abstract PubMedCentral PDF [HT] [K] [Ch]

Horgen, F.D., Delos Santos, D.B., Goetz, G., Sakamoto, B., Yukiko, K., Nagai, H., Scheuer, P.J. (2000) A new depsipeptide from the sacoglossan mollusk Elysia ornata and the green alga bryopsis species.  Journal of Natural Products, 63 (1), pp. 152-154. Abstract [NP] [Or]

Gavagnin M, Mollo E, Montanaro D, Ortea J, Cimino G (2000) Chemical studies of Caribbean sacoglossans: Dietary relationships with green algae and ecological implications. J Chem Ecol 26(7):1563–1578.

Bhosale, S.H., Jagtap, T.G., Naik, C.G. (1999) Antifungal activity of some marine organisms from India, against food spoilage Aspergillus strains. Mycopathologia, 147 (3), pp. 133-138. [NP] [Gr]

Jensen, K.R. (1999) Copulatory behaviour in three shelled and five non-shelled sacoglossans (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia), with a discussion of the phylogenetic significance of copulatory behavior. Ophelia, 51 (2), pp. 93-106. PDF [BN] [NH] [Au] [Fi] [Le] [Tr]

Pierce, S.K., Maugel, T.K., Rumpho, M.E., Hanten, J.J., Mondy, W.L. (1999) Annual viral expression in a sea slug population: Life cycle control and symbiotic chloroplast maintenance. Biological Bulletin, 197 (1), pp. 1-6. PDF [K] [NH] [Ch]

Trowbridge, C.D. (1998) Stenophagous, herbivorous sea slugs attack desiccation-prone, green algal hosts (Codium spp.): Indirect evidence of prey-stress models (PSMs)? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 230 (1), pp. 31-53. Abstract [F] [NH] [Vi]

Muniain, C., Ortea, J. (1997) First record of a sacoglossan (= Ascoglossan, Opisthobranchia) from Patagonia (Argentina): Description of a new species of genus , 1818. Veliger, 40 (1), pp. 29-37. Scanned JStor version [NH] [Pa]

Gavagnin, M., Mollo, E., Castelluccio, F., Montanaro, Elysia RissoD., Ortea, J., Cimino, G. (1997) A novel dietary sesquiterpene from the marine sacoglossan Tridachia crispata.  Natural Product Letters, 10 (2), pp. 151-156. Abstract [NP] [Cr]

Mujer, C.V., Andrews, D.L., Manhart, J.R., Pierce, S.K., Rumpho, M.E. (1996) Chloroplast genes are expressed during intracellular symbiotic association of Vaucheria litorea plastids with the sea slug Elysia chlorotica. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 93 (22), pp. 12333-12338. PubMedCentral PDF [HT] [K] [Ch]

Pierce, S.K., Biron, R.W., Rumpho, M.E. (1996) Endosymbiotic chloroplasts in molluscan cells contain proteins synthesized after plastid capture. Journal of Experimental Biology, 199 (10), pp. 2323-2330.  PDF [HT] [K] [Ch]

Gavagnin, M., Mollo, E., Cimino, G., Ortea, J. (1996) A new ?-dihydropyrone-propionate from the Caribbean sacoglossan Tridachia crispata. Tetrahedron Letters, 37 (24), pp. 4259-4262. Abstract [NP] [Cr]

Carlini, D.B., Regan, J.D. (1995) Photolyase activities of Elysia tuca, Bursatella leachii, and Haminaea antillarum (Mollusca: Opisthobranchia). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 189 (1-2), pp. 219-232. Abstract [NH] [K] [Tu]

Rumpho, M.E., Mujer, C.V., Andrews, D.L., Manhart, J.R., Pierce, S.K. (1994) Extraction of DNA from mucilaginous tissues of a sea slug (Elysia chlorotica). BioTechniques, 17 (6), pp. 1097-1101. Abstract [K] [Ch]

Jensen, K.R. (1993) Morphological adaptations and plasticity of radular teeth of the Sacoglossa (= Ascoglossa) (Mollusca: Opisthobranchia) in relation to their food plants. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 48 (2), pp. 135-155. Abstract [F] [NH] [Vi]

Jensen, K.R. (1992) Anatomy of some indo-pacific elysiidae (opisthobranchia: Sacoglossa (=ascoglossa)), with a discussion of the generic division and phylogeny. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 58 (3), pp. 257-296. Abstract [NH] [R]

Quinn, R.H., Pierce, S.K. (1992) The ionic basis of the hypo-osmotic depolarization in neurons from the opisthobranch mollusc Elysia chlorotica. Journal of Experimental Biology, 163, pp. 169-186.  PDF [BN] [Ch]

Theisen, B.F., Jensen, K.R. (1991) Genetic variation in six species of sacoglossan opisthobranchs. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 57 (2), pp. 267-275. Abstract  [NH] [Vi]

Thompson, T.E., Jarman, G.M. (1989) Nutrition of Tridachia crispata (Mörch) (sacoglossa). Journal of Molluscan Studies, 55 (2), pp. 239-244. Abstract [F] [NH] [Cr]

Ksebati, M.B., Schmitz, F.J. (1985) Tridachiapyrones: Propionate-derived metabolites from the sacoglossan mollusc Tridachia crispata. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 50 (26), pp. 5637-5642. Abstract [NP] [Cr]

Parker, H.T., Pierce, S.K. (1985) Comparative electrical properties of identified neurons in Elysia chlorotica before and after low salinity acclimation. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology — Part A: Physiology, 82 (2), pp. 367-372.  Abstract [BN] [Ch]

Brandley, B.K. (1984) Aspects of the ecology and physiology of Elysia cf. furvacauda ( Mollusca: Sacoglossa). Bulletin of Marine Science, 34 (2), pp. 207-219. Abstract [F] [K] [NH] [Fu]

Jensen, K., Clark, K.B. (1983) Annotated checklist of Florida Ascoglossan Opisthobranchia. Nautilus, 97 pp. 1-12 PDF [NH] [Cr]

Weaver, S., Clark, K.B. (1981) Light intensity and color preferences of five Ascoglossan = Sacoglossan) molluscs (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia): a comparison of chloroplast symbiotic and aposymbiotic species.  Marine Behavior and Physiology, 7 pp. 297-306 Abstract [Bn] [K] [Cr] [Tu]

Marcus, E. (1980)  Review of Western Atlantic Elysiidae (Opisthobranchia Ascoglossa) with a Description of a New Elysia Species.  Bulletin of Marine Science 30 (1) pp. 54-79. Abstract [NH] [Ha] [Mc] [Pt]

Ireland, C., Faulkner, D.J., Finer, J.S., Clardy, J. (1979) Crispatone, a metabolite of the opisthobranch mollusc Tridachia crispata [1]. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 101 (5), pp. 1275-1276. Scanned version [NP] [Cr]

Rahat, M., Monelise, E.B. (1979) Photobiology of the chloroplast hosting mollusc Elysia timida. Journal of Experimental Biology 79, pp. 225-233.  PDF [BN] [K] [Ti]

Ireland, C., John Faulkner, D., Solheim, B.A., Clardy, J. (1978) Tridachione, a propionate-derived metabolite of the opisthobranch mollusc Tridachiella diomedea [22]. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 100 (3), pp. 1002-1003. Abstract [NP] [Di]

Hinde, R. (1978) The metabolism of photosynthetically fixed carbon by isolated chloroplasts from Codium fragile (Chlorophyta: Siphonales) and by Elysia viridis (Mollusca: Sacoglossa).  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 10 (3), pp. 329-342. Abstract [F] [K] [Vi]

Deutch, B. (1978) Light-regulated body ion balance in marine slug Elysia viridis (Montagu). Nature, 274 (5667), pp. 159-160. Abstract [K] [Vi]

Clark, K.B. (1975) Nudibranch life cycles in the Northwest Atlantic and their relationship to the ecology of fouling communities. Helgoland Marine Research 27 (1),  pp. 28-69.  Abstract [NH] [Ca]

Trench, R.K., Boyle, J.E., Smith, D.C. (1974) The association between chloroplast of Codium fragile and the mollusc Elysia viridis. III. Movement of photosynthetically fixed 14C in tissues of intact living E. viridis and in Tridachia crispata. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London – Biological Sciences, 185 (1081), pp. 453-464. JStor PDF [K] [Cr] [Vi]

du Bois-Reymond Marcus, E. (1972) Notes on some Opisthobranch gastropods from the Chesapeake Bay.  Chesapeake Science 13 (4), pp 300-317. JStor PDF [NH] [Ch] [Ca]

Kress, A. (1972) Veränderungen der Eikapselvolumina während der entwicklung verschiedener Opisthobranchier-Arten (Mollusca, Gastropoda). Marine Biology, 16 (3), pp. 236-252. Abstract [NH] [Vi]

Hinde, R., Smith, D.C. (1972) Persistence of functional chloroplasts in Elysia viridis (Opisthobranchia, Sacoglossa). Nature: New biology, 239 (88), pp. 30-31. Abstract [K] [Vi]

Trench, RK, ME Trench, L Muscatine (1972) Symbiotic chloroplasts; their photosynthetic products and contribution to mucus synthesis in two marine slugs The Biological Bulletin, 142 no. 2 335-349 [K] [Cr] [Di]

Taylor, D.L. (1971) Photosynthesis of symbiotic chloroplasts in Tridachia crispata (Bërgh). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology — Part A: Physiology, 38 (1), pp. 233-236. PDF [K] [Cr]

Greene, R.W. (1970) Symbiosis in sacoglossan opisthobranchs: functional capacity of symbiotic chloroplasts. Marine Biology, 7 (2), pp. 138-142. PDF [K] [He]

Trench, RK, RW Greene, BG Bystrom (1969) Chloroplasts as functional organelles in animal tissues J. Cell Biol.  42: 404-417  [F] [K] [Cr] [Di]

Trench, R.K. (1969) Chloroplasts as functional endosymbionts in the mollusc Tridachia crispata (Bërgh), (Opisthobranchia, Sacoglossa). Nature, 222 (5198), pp. 1071-1072. PDF [K] [Cr] [Paper chromatography of pigments]

Kawaguti, S., Yamasu, T. (1965) Electron microscopy on the symbiosis between an elysioid gastropod and chloroplasts of a green alga.  Biol. J. Okayama Univ. 11: 57-65.  [K] No abstract or PDF available.

Pfitzenmeyer, H.T. (1960) Notes on the nudibranch, Elysia chlorotica, from Chesapeake Bay, Maryland.  Chesapeake Science 1, pp 114-115.  PDF [NH] [Ch]

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