Philinidae

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Philinidae
Sand slug.jpg
A close-up view of a live individual of Philine aperta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Euopisthobranchia

clade Cephalaspidea

Superfamily: Philinoidea
Family: Philinidae
Gray, 1850 (1815)
Genera

See text

Synonyms
  • Bullaeidae
  • Laoninae

Philinidae is a family of medium-sized sea slugs, marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusks. These are headshield slugs, in the clade Cephalaspidea.[1]

Genera[edit]

Genera within the family Philinidae include:

Genera brought into synonymy
  • Bullaea Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Philine Ascanius, 1772
  • Lobaria O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Philine Ascanius, 1772
  • Ossiania Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Philine Ascanius, 1772
  • Retusophiline Nordsieck, 1972 accepted as Philine Ascanius, 1772

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Philinidae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=161 on 2012-07-16
  2. ^ WoRMS (2009). Johania Monterosato, 1884. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138337 on 2010-09-16
  3. ^ WoRMS (2009). Laona Adams, 1865. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138338 on 2010-09-16

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