Aeolidiidae

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Aeolidiidae
Aeolidia papillosa 2.jpg
Aeolidia papillosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Dexiarchia
clade Cladobranchia
clade Aeolidida

Superfamily: Aeolidioidea
Family: Aeolidiidae
Orbigny, 1834
Genera and species
See text.
Synonyms[1]
  • Eolidininae (Invalid: Placed on the Official Index by ICZN Opinion 780)
  • Pleurolidiidae
  • Protaeolidiellidae
  • Spurillidae

Aeolidiidae, the aeolid nudibranchs, are a family of sea slugs, shell-less marine gastropod mollusks.[1]

Most, or perhaps all, members of this family feed on sea (anemones) and have a distinctive single row of comb-shaped serrated radular teeth.[2]

Genera[edit]

Genera within the Aeolidiidae include:

Genera brought into synonymy:

  • Aeolidina Pruvot-Fol, 1951: synonym of Aeolidiella Bergh, 1867
  • Aeolidiopsis Pruvot-Fol, 1956: synonym of Baeolidia Bergh, 1888
  • Aeolis Menke, 1844: synonym of Aeolidia Cuvier, 1798
  • Eolida synonym of Aeolidia Cuvier, 1798
  • Eolidia Cuvier, 1816: synonym of Aeolidia Cuvier, 1798
  • Eolidina Quatrefages, 1843: synonym of Aeolidiella Bergh, 1867
  • Eolis Cuvier, 1805: synonym of Aeolidia Cuvier, 1798
  • Fenrisia Bergh, 1888: synonym of Cerberilla Bergh, 1873
  • Millereolidia Ortea, Caballer & Espinosa, 2004: synonym of Berghia Trinchese, 1877
  • Milleria Ortea, Caballer & Espinosa, 2003: synonym of Millereolidia Ortea, Caballer & Espinosa, 2004: synonym of Berghia Trinchese, 1877
  • Protaeolidia Baba, 1955: synonym of Protaeolidiella Baba, 1955, family Pleurolidiidae


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2014). Aeolidiidae Gray, 1827. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=192 on 2014-10-24
  2. ^ Domínguez, M.; Troncoso, J. S.; García, F. J. (2008). "The family Aeolidiidae Gray, 1827 (Gastropoda Opisthobranchia) from Brazil, with a description of a new species belonging to the genus Berghia Trinchese, 1877". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 153 (2): 349–368. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2008.00390.x.  edit

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