Rapturella globulina

Rapturella globulina (Forbes, 1844)

Liocarenus globulinus @ Forum Natura Mediterraneo by Webmaster
Class: Gastropoda Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia J.E. Gray, 1840
Informal Group: Lower Heterobranchia (Allogastropoda) Haszprunar, 1985
Superfamily: Acteonoidea d’Orbigny, 1843
Family: Acteonidae d’Orbigny, 1835
Genus: Rapturella Salvador & Cunha, 2016
Species: Rapturella globulina (Forbes, 1844)


  • Tornatella globulina Forbes, 1844 (original)
  • Liocarenus globulinus (Forbes, 1844)




  • Rapturella. Named after the underwater city “Rapture”, from the science-fiction video game series “BioShock”.
  • Globulinus. Derived from Latin “globulus”, globular, spherical, related to the shape of the shell.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Rapturella globulina (z-200).
: GROC 2010-2011 : VIMAR
: Enric Madrenas : Manuel Ballesteros.
: João Pedro Silva : M@re Nostrum
: Bernard Picton : Other sources
: GBIF.ORG : Marine Regions

References for the species: Rapturella globulina


        Western Mediterranean:0 Stars
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        Atlantic Ocean:0.0 Stars

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Bibliography based on the works by Steve Long, 2006. Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000 and Gary McDonald, 2009. Bibliographia Nudibranchia, with later updates from other resources.

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes et al. (2012-2017) "Rapturella globulina" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 28/11/2015, Accessed: 23/09/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/7WpYh)

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