Favorinus (gastropod)

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Favorinus-blianus 1334.jpg
Favorinus blianus
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
Genus: Favorinus
M. E. Gray, 1850[1]

Favorinus is a genus of small sea slugs, aeolid nudibranchs, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Facelinidae.[2]


Species within the genus Favorinus include:

Species brought into synonymy


  1. ^ Gray (1850) Figs. Moll. Anim. 4: 109.
  2. ^ WoRMS (2012). Favorinus M.E. Gray, 1850. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138006 on 2012-06-03

Further reading[edit]

  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp.
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180–213
  • Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.

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