Polycera aurantiomarginata

Polycera aurantiomarginata García-Gómez & Bobo, 1984

Polycera aurantiomarginata by José Carlos García Gómez
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: Polyceroidea  Alder & Hancock, 1845
Family: Polyceridae  Alder & Hancock, 1845
Subfamily: Polycerinae  Alder & Hancock, 1845
Genus: Polycera  Cuvier, 1817
Species: Polycera aurantiomarginata García-Gómez & Bobo, 1984




  • Polycera. From Greek “polys”, many + “keras”, horns.
  • Aurantiomarginata. From Latin “aurantiacus”, golden colour + “margo”, margin, border.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Polycera aurantiomarginata (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: Polycera aurantiomarginata

    Portugal: Gavaia et al. (2004). Andalucía (Atl.): García-Gómez and Bobo (1984), Cervera and García-Gómez (1986), Templado et al. (1993a), Megina and Cervera (2003). Andalucía (Med.): Templado, Luque and Moreno (1988), Sánchez Tocino, Ocaña and García (2000a), Ocaña et al. (2000).

    General: Cervera, Templado, Garcia-Gomez, Ballesteros, Ortea, Garcia, Ros, & Luque, 1988:[P]; Perrone, 1990b:24

    Sources: Cervera et al., 2004, Ballesteros, 2007, McDonald, 2006 and other sources.


        Western Mediterranean:0 Stars
        Eastern Mediterranean:0 Stars
        Atlantic Ocean: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) "Polycera aurantiomarginata" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 14/10/2013, Accessed: 17/10/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/Z4zRQ)

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