Onchidoris proxima

Onchidoris proxima (Alder & Hancock, 1854)

Onchidoris proxima by Klas Malmberg (Sweden)

Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Clade: Nudipleura  Wägele & Willan, 2000
Order: Nudibranchia  Cuvier, 1817
Suborder: Euctenidiacea  Tardy, 1970
Infraorder: Doridacea  Thiele, 1931
Superfamily: Onchidoridoidea  J.E. Gray, 1827
Family: Onchidorididae  J.E. Gray, 1827
Genus: Onchidoris  de Blainville, 1816 
Species: Onchidoris proxima (Alder & Hancock, 1854) [Doris]


  • Adalaria albopapillosa Bergh, 1880
  • Adalaria proxima (Alder & Hancock, 1854)
  • Doris proxima Alder & Hancock, 1854 (original)




  • Onchidoris, Doris with tubercles.
  • Doris, a sea Nymph in Greek mythology.
  • Proxima. From Latin “proximus”, most recent, immediately preceding, last, most/very like, nearest/closest/next.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Onchidoris proxima (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: Onchidoris proxima


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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) "Onchidoris proxima" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 13/10/2014, Accessed: 19/10/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/7mmis)

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