Polyceroidea

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Polyceroidea
Triopha catalinae 1.jpg
A live individual of Triopha catalinae in situ, head end towards the lower left
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Euctenidiacea
clade Doridacea

Superfamily: Polyceroidea
Alder & Hancock, 1845[1]
Families

See text.

Synonyms

Phanerobranchiata Non Suctoria

Polyceroidea is a taxonomic superfamily of sea slugs, specifically dorid nudibranchs, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Doridacea.[2]

Families[edit]

Families within the superfamily Polyceroidea include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alder J. & Hancock A. 1845. A monograph of the British nudibranchiate Mollusca: with figures of all the species. The Ray Society, London. (Published in parts). Part 1. Polycerinae is on page 2.
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. & Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). "Classification and Nomenclator of Gastropod Families". Malacologia 47 (1-2).