Jorunna onubensis

Jorunna onubensis Cervera, García & García-Gómez, 1986

Jorunna onubensis 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: Doridoidea  Rafinesque, 1815
Family: Discodorididae  Bergh, 1891
Genus: Jorunna  Bergh, 1876
Species: Jorunna onubensis  Cervera, García & García-Gómez, 1986




  • Jorunna. Possibly dedicated to Jorunn Bjarnadottir, a character of an Icelandic viking saga, wife of Ólafr Höskuldsson (c. 938–1006)nicknamed “the Peacock” because of his proud bearing and magnificent wardrobe.
  • Onubensis. Native or inhabitant of the ancient Roman city of Onuba, currently Huelva (Spain).


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

References for the species: Jorunna onubensis

    Portugal: Malaquias and Morenito (2000). Andalucía (Atl.): Cervera, García-Gómez and García (1986), Cervera (unpubl. data). Andalucía (Med.): Templado, Luque and Moreno (1988), Sánchez Tocino, Ocaña and García (2000a), Ocaña et al. (2000), Wirtz and Debelius (2003). Canarias: Ortea et al. (2001), Moro et al. (2003), Wirtz and Debelius (2003). Madeira: Wirtz (1999).

    General: Perrone, 1990b:25; Templado, Luque, & Moreno, 1988:18

    Sources: Cervera et al., 2004, Ballesteros, 2007 & 2016, McDonald, 2006 and other sources.


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Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes et al. (2012-2017) "Jorunna onubensis" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 05/10/2013, Accessed: 18/12/2017 at (

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