Polyceroidea

Polyceroidea form a superfamily of small and medium-sized nudibranches within the suborder Doridina.

The current taxonomy according to Bouchet et al. (2017) and accepted by WoRMS is:

  • Superfamily Polyceroidea Alder & Hancock, 1845
    • Family Aegiridae P. Fischer, 1883
      • Genus Aegires Lovén, 1844
      • Genus Notodoris Bergh, 1875
    • Family Hexabranchidae Bergh, 1891
      • Genus Hexabranchus Ehrenberg, 1828
    • Family Okadaiidae Baba, 1930
      • Genus Vayssierea Risbec, 1928
    • Family Polyceridae Alder & Hancock, 1845
      • Genus Kalinga Alder & Hancock, 1864
      • Genus Kankelibranchus Ortea, Espinosa & Caballer, 2005
      • Genus Martadoris Willan & Chang, 2017
      • Genus Nembrotha Bergh, 1877
      • Genus Roboastra Bergh, 1877
      • Genus Tambja Burn, 1962
      • Genus Tyrannodoris Willan & Chang, 2017
      • Genus Greilada Bergh, 1894
      • Genus Gymnodoris Stimpson, 1855
      • Genus Lamellana Lin, 1992
      • Genus Lecithophorus Macnae, 1958
      • Genus Palio Gray, 1857
      • Genus Paliolla Burn, 1958
      • Genus Polycera Cuvier, 1816
      • Genus Polycerella A. E. Verrill, 1880
      • Genus Thecacera J. Fleming, 1828
      • Genus Colga Bergh, 1880
      • Genus Crimora Alder & Hancock, 1862
      • Genus Heteroplocamus W. R. B. Oliver, 1915
      • Genus Holoplocamus Odhner, 1926
      • Genus Joubiniopsis Risbec, 1928
      • Genus Kaloplocamus Bergh, 1880
      • Genus Limacia O. F. Müller, 1781
      • Genus Plocamopherus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828
      • Genus Triopha Bergh, 1880

Species of Polyceroidea reported in the Mediterranean or around the Iberian Peninsula:

Aegires leuckartii by Enric Madrenas

Aegires leuckartii

Aegires palensis @ Costa Brava (Spain) by Enric Madrenas

Aegires palensis

Aegires punctilucens by Luis Ángel Díaz Álvarez

Aegires punctilucens

Aegires sublaevis by Nani Díez

Aegires sublaevis

Crimora papillata by Enric Madrenas

Crimora papillata

Kaloplocamus ramosus by Enric Madrenas

Kaloplocamus ramosus

Limacia clavigera @ Lephinchapel, Loch Fyne, Scotland by Jim Anderson

Limacia clavigera

Limacia iberica @ Ria de Arousa (A Coruña, Galicia, Spain) by Jacinto Pérez Dieste

Limacia iberica

Limacia inesae by Enric Madrenas

Limacia inesae

Martadoris mediterranea @ La Herradura (Granada, Spain) in 23 m of depth by Fernando Aguado

Martadoris mediterranea

Palio dubia by Alexander Semenov

Palio dubia

Palio nothus @ Loch Sween, Scotland 20160206 by Matt Barnes (NE Atlantic Nudibranchs )

Palio nothus

Plocamopherus maderae @ Gran Canaria by Aketza Herrero

Plocamopherus maderae

Plocamopherus ocellatus @ Movenpick Beach, Beirut, Lebanon 26.09.2015 by Sonja Ooms

Plocamopherus ocellatus

Plocamopherus tilesii @ Cambodia 13-10-2016 by Jeerapong Prathomsup

Plocamopherus tilesii

Polycera aurantiomarginata by José Carlos García Gómez

Polycera aurantiomarginata

Polycera elegans Skomer Island, Wales. July 1975. - Photograph ©Bernard Picton

Polycera elegans

Polycera faeroensis

Polycera faeroensis

Polycera hedgpethi @ Portovenere, Italy by Davide Lopresti

Polycera hedgpethi

Polycera quadrilineata by Enric Madrenas

Polycera quadrilineata

Polycerella emertoni @ Delta de l'Ebre by Manuel Ballesteros

Polycerella emertoni

Tambja ceutae by Sergio López González (www.granadasubmarina.org)

Tambja ceutae

Tambja marbellensis @ Albufeira, Portugal may 2016 by Stefan Verheyen

Tambja marbellensis

Thecacera pennigera Skerries, Portrush, Co Antrim, Ireland. - Photograph ©Bernard Picton

Thecacera pennigera

Tyrannodoris europaea @ Isla de Tarifa (Cadiz, Spain, Atl. shore) 10-10-2015 by Manuel Martínez Chacón

Tyrannodoris europaea

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