Dendrodoris fumata

Dendrodoris fumata (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)

Dendrodoris fumata by Vishal Bhave













































Dendrodoris fumata  (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)

 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 181233).

  • Actinodoris tilesii Gray, 1850
  • Dendrodoris erubescens (Bergh, 1905)
  • Dendrodoris rubra (Kelaart, 1858)
  • Doridopsis communis Risbec, 1928
  • Doridopsis communis var. nigra Risbec, 1928
  • Doridopsis communis var. rosea Risbec, 1928
  • Doridopsis rubra (Kelaart, 1858)
  • Doriopsis erubescens Bergh, 1905
  • Doriopsis rosea Vayssière, 1912
  • Doris atrata Kelaart, 1858
  • Doris fumata Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830 (original)
  • Doris rubra Kelaart, 1858
  • Rostanga atrata (Kelaart, 1859)




  • Dendrodoris. From Greek “dendron”, tree + “doras”, skin, also Doris, a sea nymph in Greek mythology, wife of Nereus, nymph of the waters and mother of Nereids.
  • Fumata. From Latin “fūmātus”, smoky (coloured).

Alien species.

Known georeferenced records of the species: Dendrodoris fumata
: GROC 2010-2011
: Enric Madrenas
: João Pedro Silva
: Bernard Picton
: Manuel Ballesteros.
: M@re Nostrum
: Altres fonts
: Marine Regions


    Western Mediterranean: ☆☆☆☆☆
    Eastern Mediterranean: ☆☆☆☆☆
    Atlantic Ocean: ☆☆☆☆☆

This chart displays the monthly observation probability for Dendrodoris fumata based on our own records.

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Ballesteros, M., Madrenas, E. & Pontes, M. (2023) "Dendrodoris fumata" in OPK-Opistobranquis. Published: 19/09/2014. Accessed: 05/12/2023. Available at (

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