Facelinidae

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Facelinidae
Facelina rubrovittata (Costa A. 1866).jpg
Facelina rubrovittata
Phyllodesmium briareum.jpg
Phyllodesmium briareum
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
Family: Facelinidae
Bergh, 1889[1]
Genera and species
See text
Synonyms[2]
  • Babainidae Roller, 1972 (Invalid)
  • Babakinidae Roller, 1973
  • Caloriidae Odhner, 1968
  • Cratenidae Bergh, 1889
  • Favorinidae Bergh, 1889
  • Myrrhinidae Bergh, 1905
  • Phidianidae Odhner, 1968
  • Phyllodesmiidae Thiele, 1931

The Facelinidae are a taxonomic family of colorful sea slugs. These are specifically aeolid nudibranchs. They are marine gastropod molluscs.[2][3]

Taxonomy[edit]

2005 taxonomy[edit]

This family consists of the following subfamilies (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005):[3]

2007 taxonomy[edit]

Gosliner et al. (2007)[11] have elevated subfamily Babakininae to family level Babakinidae.

Genera[edit]

Genera and species within the family Facelinidae include:

Subfamily Facelininae

Subfamily Crateninae

  • Amanda Macnae, 1954
  • Cratena Bergh, 1864 - type genus of the subfamily Crateninae

Subfamily Favorininae

Subfamily Herviellinae

  • Herviella Baba, 1949 - type genus of the subfamily Herviellinae

Subfamily Pteraeolidiinae

  • Pteraeolidia Bergh, 1875 - type genus of the subfamily Pteraeolidiinae

Subfamily Incertae sedis


Subfamilies and genera brought into synonymy:

  • Acanthopsole Trinchese, 1874: synonym of Facelina Alder & Hancock, 1855
  • Ennoia Bergh, 1896: synonym of Phyllodesmium Ehrenberg, 1831
  • Subfamily Facalaninae: synonym of Favorininae
  • Facelinella Pruvot-Fol, 1951: synonym of Facelinopsis Pruvot-Fol, 1954
  • Facelinella Baba, 1949: synonym of Facelina Alder & Hancock, 1855
  • Matharena Bergh in Mörch, 1871: synonym of Favorinus M. E. Gray, 1850
  • Morildilla [sic] : synonym of Moridilla Bergh, 1888
  • Muessa Er. Marcus, 1965: synonym of Facelina Alder & Hancock, 1855
  • Myrrhine Bergh, 1905: synonym of Phyllodesmium Ehrenberg, 1831
  • Subfamily Pruvotfoliinae: synonym of Facelininae
  • Rizzolia Trinchese, 1877: synonym of Cratena Bergh, 1864
  • Rolandia Pruvot-Fol, 1951 invalid: junior homonym of Rolandia Lacaze-Duthiers, 1900: synonym of Pruvotfolia Tardy, 1969
  • Subfamily Rizzoliinae: synonym of Crateninae

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bergh R. 1889. In: Carus J. V.. Prodromus Faunae Mediterraneae, volume 2, Brachiostomata, Mollusca, Tunicata, Vertebrata. Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 854 pp. Facelininae is on the page 213.
  2. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Facelinidae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=191 on 2012-07-22
  3. ^ a b Bouchet P.; Rocroi J.-P.; Frýda J.; Hausdorf B.; Ponder W.; Valdés Á. & Warén A. (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1-2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 
  4. ^ Roller R. A. (1 July 1973). The Veliger 16(1): 118.
  5. ^ Roller R. A. (1 April) 1972. The Veliger, 14(4): 416.
  6. ^ Bergh R. 1889. In: Carus J. V. Crateninae is on the page 209.
  7. ^ Bergh R. 1889. In: Carus J. V. Favorininae is on the page 212.
  8. ^ Marcus E. G. G. (August) 1958. American Museum Novitates, 1906: 59-60.
  9. ^ Burn. (31 December) 1967. Malacologia, 6(1-2): 228.
  10. ^ Risbec. 1953. Faune de l'Union Française, 15: 161.
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ Francisco J. Garcia; Jesus S. Troncoso (2004). "A new species of the genus Anetarca Gosliner 1991 (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia, Facelinidae) from the Western Atlantic Ocean". The Nautilus. 118 (4): 139–143. 
  13. ^ WoRMS (2010). Nanuca Marcus, 1957. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species on 2012-06-05