Atagema ornata

(Ehrenberg, 1831)

Also known as: Trippa intecta, Atagema intecta

Atagema ornata
Photographed by: Brent Murdoch

Atagema ornata and Atagema intecta both relate to the same species and we must use Atagema ornata (instead of Atagema intecta - which is more common in the literature) because it is the older name.

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Discodorididae
Species:Atagema ornata

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #423
Atagema ornata and Atagema intecta both relate to the same species and we must use Atagema ornata (instead of Atagema intecta - which is more common in the literature) because it is the older name.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #29779
A very small juvenile individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #26060
A very small juvenile individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #25717
A very small juvenile individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #23326
A juvenile individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #9030
A slightly atypical individual because of its pale orange (instead of chocolate-brown) background colour. Note the characteristic white flecks on the lamellae of the rhinophores.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2458
This photo shows the animal in profile from the right side, so the ragged white line (which is mid-dorsal) is right at the top.

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Pictures of Atagema ornata

Atagema ornata from Rinca Island, Indonesia
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Atagema ornata from Rinca Island, Indonesia
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