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Akera bullata shell.jpg
shells of Akera bullata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Heterobranchia
Clade: Euthyneura
Clade: Euopisthobranchia
Clade: Anaspidea
Superfamily: Akeroidea
Family: Akeridae
Mazzarelli, 1891 [1]
Genera and Species

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Akeridae is a small taxonomic family of sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs belonging to the superfamily Akeroidea, the sea hares. The family, in its original spelling "Aceridae", has previously been attributed in error to Pilsbry, 1893.

Akeridae is the only family in the superfamily.


The only genus of the family is:

  • Genus Akera O. F. Müller, 1776 - type genus[2]


  1. ^ Mazzarelli, G. (1891). "Intorno all'apparato riproduttore di alcuni Tectibranchi (Pleurobranchaea, Oscanius, Acera)". Zoologischer Anzeiger. 14: 237–243. 
  2. ^ World Register of Marine Species, Akeridae Mazzarelli, 1891

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