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Acanthodoris pilosa.jpg
A live individual of Acanthodoris pilosa, head end towards the left
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Euctenidiacea
clade Doridacea
Superfamily: Onchidoridoidea
Family: Onchidorididae
Gray, 1854

Onchidorididae are a taxonomic family of sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, marine gastropod molluscs in the superfamily Onchidoridoidea.[1]


Genera in the family Onchodorididae include:

The following genera are currently considered to be synonyms or have been transferred to another family:


  1. ^ Thompson, T. E., & Brown, G.H., 1984. Biology of opisthobranch Molluscs. Vol. 2. Ray Society; London. 1-229, p.49
  2. ^ a b c d Bouchet, P. (2015). Onchidorididae Gray, 1827. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=175 on 2016-04-13
  3. ^ a b Hallas J. M. & Gosliner T. M. (2015). "Family matters: The first molecular phylogeny of the Onchidorididae Gray, 1827 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Nudibranchia)". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 88: 16-27. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2015.03.015.
  4. ^ Martynov A., Korshunova T., Sanamyan N. & Sanamyan K. (16 July 2009) "Description of the first cryptobranch onchidoridid Onchimira cavifera gen. et sp. nov., and of three new species of the genera Adalaria Bergh, 1879 and Onchidoris Blainville, 1816 (Nudibranchia: Onchidorididae) from Kamchatka waters". Zootaxa 2159: 1-43. abstract
  5. ^ a b Millen S.V. & Martynov A. (2005) Redescriptions of the nudibranch genera Akiodoris Bergh, 1879 and Armodoris Minichev, 1972 (suborder Doridacea) with a new species of Akiodoris and a new family Akiodorididae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, (4) 56(1-17): 1-22., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/scipubs/pdfs/v56/proccas_v56_n01.pdf

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