Aeolidioidea

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Aeolidioidea
Spanish shawl.JPG
Spanish shawl, Flabellinopsis iodinea
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Infraclass: Euthyneura
Clade: Nudipleura
Order: Nudibranchia
Clade: Dexiarchia
Infraorder: Cladobranchia
Superfamily: Aeolidioidea
J.E. Gray, 1827
Families

See text.

Aeolidioidea is a superfamily of sea slugs, the aeolid nudibranchs. They are marine gastropod molluscs in the suborder Cladobranchia.[1]

Taxonomy[edit]

As of 2014, the superfamily Aeolidioidea consisted of the following six families:[2]

Synonyms of families within this superfamily include:

Gosliner et al. (2007) elevated the subfamily Babakininae (which was within Facelinidae) to the family level, as Babakinidae.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MolluscaBase (2018). Aeolidioidea Gray, 1827. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=189 on 2018-11-22
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. (2014). Aeolidioidea Gray, 1827. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=189 on 2014-10-24
  3. ^ Gosliner T. M., Gonzáles-Duarte M. M. & Cervera J. L. (2007). "Revision of the systematics of Babakina Roller, 1973 (Mollusca: Opisthobranchia) with the description of a new species and a phylogenetic analysis". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 151(4): 671-689. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00331.x.