Aplysia morio

Aplysia morio (A. E. Verrill, 1901)

Aplysia morio @ Lake Worth lagoon, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA 20-04-2009 by Anne DuPont
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Clade: Euopisthobranchia  Jörger et al., 2010
Clade: Aplysiomorpha  Pelseneer, 1906
Superfamily: Aplysioidea  Lamarck, 1809
Family: Aplysiidae  Lamarck, 1809
Genus: Aplysia  Linnaeus, 1767
Species: Aplysia morio (A. E. Verrill, 1901) [Tethys (Aplysia)]


  • Aplysia donca Ev. Marcus & Er. Marcus, 1960
  • Tethys (Aplysia) morio Verrill, 1901




  • Aplysia. Derived from Greek word for “dirty”.
  • Morio. From Greek “moros”, silly, misshapen person.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Aplysia morio (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: Aplysia morio


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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) "Aplysia morio" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 21/02/2015, Accessed: 23/10/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/mHPQC)

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