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Spanish shawl
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
J.E. Gray, 1827

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Aeolidioidea is a superfamily of sea slugs, the aeolid nudibranchs. They are marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Aeolidida.

2014 taxonomy[edit]

The superfamily Aeolidioidea consists of the following six families:[1]

Synonyms of families within this superfamily include:

2007 taxonomy[edit]

Gosliner et al. (2007)[2] elevated subfamily Babakininae (that was within Facelinidae) to the family level Babakinidae.


  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2014). Aeolidioidea Gray, 1827. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2014-10-24
  2. ^ 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.