Atagema carinata

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Atagema carinata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
Superfamily: Doridoidea
Family: Discodorididae
Genus: Atagema
Species: A. carinata
Binomial name
Atagema carinata
(Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)

Atagema carinata is a species of sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Discodorididae.[1]


This species was first recorded in the Firth of Thames in New Zealand in the 1820s, but has rarely been seen since.[1]




  1. ^ a b Quoy, J. R. and Gaimard, J. P. (1832) Voyages de découvertes de l`Astrolabe pendant les années 1826-1829 sous le commandement de M.J. Dumont d`Urville. Zoologie 2: 1-686. Accessed through: Sea Slug forum at on 2012-02-29