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Nembrotha lineolata (to the right with head uppermost) laying a bright orange egg spiral on a purple and white sea squirt Polycarpa aurata, (to the left).
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Nembrotha cristata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Euctenidiacea
clade Doridacea

Superfamily: Polyceroidea
Family: Polyceridae
Subfamily: Nembrothinae
Genus: Nembrotha
Bergh, 1877[1]

Nembrotha is a genus of sea slugs, nudibranchs, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Polyceridae.

Nembrotha is the type genus of the subfamily Nembrothinae.


Species in the genus Nembrotha include:

Species brought into synonymy


  1. ^ Bergh R. (1877) In: Semper. Reis. Arch. Philipp. 2, Bd. 2, Heft 11: 450.
  2. ^ a b c d Pola M., Cervera J. L. & Gosliner T. M. (2008) "Revision of the Indo-Pacific genus Nembrotha (Nudibranchia: Dorididae: Polyceridae), with description of two new species". Scientia Marina 72(1): 145-183. doi:10.3989/scimar.2008.72n1145
  3. ^ Pola M., Cervera J. L. & Gosliner T. M. (2008) "Description of the First Roboastra Species (Nudibranchia, Polyceridae, Nembrothinae) from the Western Atlantic". Bulletin of Marine Science 83(2): 391-399.