Baeolidia moebii

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Baeolidia moebii
Spurilla major.jpg
A close-up view of a live Baeolidia moebii, head end towards the top of the image
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: Aeolidiidae
Genus: Baeolidia
Species: B. moebii
Binomial name
Baeolidia moebii
Bergh, 1888[1]
  • Baeolidia major Eliot, 1903
  • Baeolidia major amakusana Baba, 1937
  • Spurilla major (Eliot, 1903)

Baeolidia moebii is a species of sea slug, an aeolid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Aeolidiidae.[2]

This species is found in tropical and subtropical waters. It is a predator of the sea anemone Cricophorus nutrix.[3]


  1. ^ Bergh R. (1888-1889). Nudibranchien vom Meere der Insel Mauritius. In: Reisen im Archipel der Philippinen von Dr. C. Semper, vol. 2: Malakologische Untersuchungen, part 3, pp. 755-872, pl. 77-84. [pp. 755-814, pl. 77-81, August 2, 1888; pp. 815-872, pl. 82-84, March 27, 1889, according to Winckworth, 1946], page(s): 778, pl. 79 fig. 10–16, pl. 80 fig. 1–4
  2. ^ a b Gofas, S. (2013). Baeolidia moebii Bergh, 1888. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2014-01-16
  3. ^ Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
  • Gosliner T.M. (1979) The systematics of the Aeolidiacea (Nudibranchia: Mollusca) of the Hawaiian Islands, with descriptions of two new species. Pacific Science 33(1): 37-77.

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