Doridacea

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Doridacea
Halgerda batangas.jpg
Halgerda batangas
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Euctenidiacea
clade Doridacea

Superfamilies

See text.

Doridacea is a taxonomic grouping of dorid nudibranchs, shell-less marine gastropod mollusks.[1] included in the clade Euctenidiacea of the clade Nudibranchia.

Taxonomy[edit]

Description[edit]

The outer mantle bears caryophyllidia or sensory tubercles, surrounded by spicules.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (Ed.); Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdes A. & Warén A. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology, 47(1-2). ConchBooks: Hackenheim, Germany. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 397 pp. http://www.vliz.be/Vmdcdata/imis2/ref.php?refid=78278