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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Dexiarchia
clade Cladobranchia
clade Aeolidida
Superfamily: Fionoidea
Gray, 1857
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Fionoidea is a superfamily of small sea slugs, aeolid nudibranchs. They are gastropod mollusks within the clade Aeolidida.[1] The families within Fionoidea were shown to be monophyletic on DNA evidence and a re-interpretation of family characteristics was provided.[2]


Families within the superfamily Fionoidea are as follows:[1]


  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2010). Fionoidea Gray, 1857. In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species on 2016-12-23.
  2. ^ Korshunova, T.; Martynov, A.; Picton, B. (2017). Ontogeny as an important part of integrative taxonomy in tergipedid aeolidaceans (Gastropoda: Nudibranchia) with a description of a new genus and species from the Barents Sea. Zootaxa. 4324(1): 1.