Corambe obscura

Corambe obscura (A. E. Verrill, 1870)

Corambe obscura @ Lake Worth Lagoon, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA 1-02-2015 by Linda Ianello
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: Onchidoridoidea  J.E. Gray, 1827
Family: Corambidae Bergh, 1871
Genus: Corambe  Bergh, 1869
Species: Corambe obscura (A. E. Verrill, 1870)


  • Corambe batava Kerbert, 1886
  • Corambe sargassicola Bergh, 1871
  • Corambella baratariae Harry, 1953
  • Corambella depressa Balch, 1899
  • Doridella obscura A. E. Verrill, 1870 (original)




  • Obscura. From Latin “obscurus”, dark, shady, gloomy, murky.


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


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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.

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Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes et al. (2012-2017) "Corambe obscura" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 01/05/2015, Accessed: 23/10/2017 at (

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