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Lake Worth Lagoon

Invertebrate List



NUDIBRANCHS OF LAKE WORTH LAGOON





This page is continuously being updated. If you would like to submit a photo to be added to our list, please email Monica Clerio at mclerio@flmnh.ufl.edu


Taxonomic name Common name Photographer Comments
Order LOWER HETEROBRANCHIA
Aplustridae
Hydatina physis brown-lined paper bubble
Micromela undatus miniature melo
Micromelo sp.
Acteonidae
Acteon candens
Order CEPHALASPIDEA
Cylichnidae
Acteocina canaliculata
Acteocina candei
Acteocina lepta Woodring's barrel-bubble
Retusidae
Retusa sp.
Haminoeidae
Haminoea antillarum Antilles glassy-bubble
Haminoea elegans elegant glassy-bubble
Haminoea succinea amber glassy-bubble
Bullidae
Bulla occidentalis
Aglajidae
Chelidonura cubana
Chelidonura hirundinia leech aglaja
Navanax aenigmaticus mysterious aglaja
Philinopsis petra
Philinopsis pusa
Gastropteridae
Gastropteron chacmol flapping dingbat
Order SACOGLOSSA
Oxynoidae
Lobiger souverbii Souverbie's lobiger
Oxynoe antillarum Antilles oxynoe
Placobranchidae
Elysia canguzua
Elysia cornigera
Elysia ornata ornate elysia
Elysia subornata dark-rimmed elysia
Elysia tuca
Thuridilla picta painted elysia
Limapontiidae
Placida cremoniana
Hermaeidae
Hermaea cruciata
Order APLYSIOMORPHA
Aplysiidae
Aplysia brasiliana
Aplysia juliana walking seahare
Aplysia morio Atlantic black seahare
Siphonota geographica
Bursatella leachii pleii ragged seahare
Stylocheilus striatus
Order UMBRACULOIDEA
Umbraculidae
Umbraculum umbraculum Umbrella slug
Order PLEUROBRANCHOMORPHA
Pleurobranchidae
Pleurobranchaea inconspicua
Pleurobranchus areolatus Atlantic sidegill slug
Pleurobranchus crossei
Order NUDIBRANCHIA
Goniodorididae
Okenia evelinae
Polyceridae
Plocamopherus lucayensis
Roboastra ricei
Polycera rycia papillose polycera
Chromodorididae
Chromodoris binza
Chromodoris clenchi Harlequin blue sea goddess
Chromodoris fentoni
Chromodoris grahami
Chromodoris neona neon sea goddess
Glossodoris sedna red-tipped sea goddess
Hypselodoris picta Florida regal doris
Hypselodoris ruthae Gold line sea goddess
Mexichromis kempfi purple crowned sea goddess
Cadlinidae
Cadlina rumia
Discodorididae
Sclerodoris worki Work's dorid
Rostanga byga
Carminodoris hansrosaorum
Discodoris evelinae Eveline's dorid
Geitodoris immunda
Geitodoris pusae
Jorunna spazzola
Platydoris angustipes
Dendrodorididae
Dendrodoris krebsii Kreb's dendrodorid
Dendrodoris warta warty dendrodorid
Doriopsilla pharpa
Arminidae
Armina muelleri
Armina wattle
Proctonotidae
Janolus comis
Dotidae
Doto curere
Doto pita
Doto varaderoensis
Doto fluctifraga
Doto uva
Tritoniidae
Tritonia bayeri crisscross tritonia
Tritonia hamnerorum Bill and Peggy Hamner's tritonia
Tritonia wellsi Well's tritonia
Tritoniopsis frydis
Bornellidae
Bornella calcarata tasseled nudibranch
Lomanotidae
Lomanotus vermiformis
Scyllaeidae
Scyllaea pelagica sargassum nudibranch
Tethydidae
Melibe sp.
Flabellinidae
Flabellina cf. bandeli
Flabellina dushia
Flabellina engeli
Flabellina marcusorum
Flabellina verta
Eubranchidae
Eubranchus conicla
Facelinidae
Cratena cf. peregrina
Cratena pilata
Dondice occidentalis western dondice
Dondice parguerensis
Favorinus auritulus long-eared favorinus
Godiva rubrolineata
Learchis evelinae
Learchis poica
Nanuca sebastiani orange spotted nanuca
Noumeaella kristenseni frosty mordilla
Palisa papillata
Phidiana lynceus lynx phidiana
Tergipedidae
Cuthona caerulea
Aeolidiidae
Aeolidiella alba
Baeolidia nodosa warty baeolidia
Berghia marcusi
Cerberilla potiguara
Cerberilla tanna
Spurilla creutzbergi Cruetzberg's spurilla
Spurilla neapolitana neopolitan spurilla
Spurilla sargassicola