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Acanthodoris hudsoni.JPG
Acanthodoris hudsoni in the Onchidorididae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Euctenidiacea
clade Doridacea

Superfamily: Onchidoridoidea
Gray, 1827

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Phanerobranchia Suctoria

Onchidoridoidea is a taxonomic superfamily of colorful sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, marine gastropod mollusks.


Families within the superfamily Onchidoridoidea are based on the taxonomy by Bouchet & Rocroi (2005) as follows:

Synonymised families:


  1. ^ 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