Atagema rugosa

Atagema rugosa  Pruvot-Fol, 1951

Atagema rugosa @ Coral Gardens, Cape Peninsula, South Africa 16-04.2006 (Lic. CC BY-SA) by Andrew Taylor
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Superorder: Nudipleura  Wägele & Willan, 2000
Order: Nudibranchia  Cuvier, 1817
Suborder: Euctenidiacea  Tardy, 1970
Infraorder: Doridacea  Thiele, 1931
Superfamily: Doridoidea  Rafinesque, 1815
Family: Discodorididae  Bergh, 1891
Genus: Atagema  M.E. Gray, 1850
Species: Atagema rugosa  Pruvot-Fol, 1951




  • Rugosa, from Latin “rugosus”, full of wrinkles, folds or creases.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Atagema rugosa (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: Atagema rugosa

    We have not yet published references for Iberian coasts of: Atagema rugosa.


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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) "Atagema rugosa" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 20/02/2016, Accessed: 21/10/2017 at (

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