Atagema spongiosa

Atagema spongiosa (Kelaart, 1858)

Atagema spongiosa @ Haifa, Israel 24.07.2018 by Jonathan Levanoni

Taxonomy
 

Superdomain

Biota  

 

Kingdom

Animalia  

 

Phylum

Mollusca  

 

Class

Gastropoda  

 

Subclass

Heterobranchia  

 

Infraclass

Euthyneura  

 

Subterclass

Ringipleura  

 

Superorder

Nudipleura  

 

Order

Nudibranchia  

 

Suborder

Doridina  

 

Infraorder

Doridoidei  

 

Superfamily

Doridoidea  

 

Family

Discodorididae  

 

Genus

Atagema  

 

Species

Atagema spongiosa  (Kelaart, 1858)

 
 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 598767).
Synonyms

  • Phlegmodoris mephitica Bergh, 1878
  • Trippa spongiosa (Kelaart, 1858)

Description

Biology

Etymology

Distribution
Widely distributed throughout the Indo-Pacific, it is considered an exotic Lessepsian species in the Mediterranean after being found for the first time in Haifa, Israel, on July 24, 2018 by Jonathan Levanoni. Identification by Dr. Richard Willan.

Known georeferenced records of the species: Atagema spongiosa
Sources:
: OBIS
: GROC 2010-2011
: Enric Madrenas
: João Pedro Silva
: Bernard Picton
: GBIF.ORG
: OPK
: VIMAR
: Manuel Ballesteros.
: M@re Nostrum
: Altres fonts
: Marine Regions

References for the species: Atagema spongiosa

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

Abundance

    Western Mediterranean:
    Eastern Mediterranean:
    Atlantic Ocean:

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Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes (2012-2018) "Atagema spongiosa" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 31/07/2018, Accessed: 22/10/2018 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/JbTZX)

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