Trinchesia yamasui

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Trinchesia yamasui
Cuthona yamasui, Koh Phangan.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Heterobranchia
Clade: Euthyneura
Clade: Nudipleura
Order: Nudibranchia
Clade: Dexiarchia
Infraorder: Cladobranchia
Clade: Aeolidida
Superfamily: Fionoidea
Family: Trinchesiidae
Genus: Trinchesia
Species: T. yamasui
Binomial name
Trinchesia yamasui
(Hamatani, 1993)[1]
  • Cuthona yamasui Hamatani, 1993
  • Tenellia yamasui (Hamatani, 199)

Trinchesia yamasui is a species of sea slug, an aeolid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Trinchesiidae.[2]


This species was described from Okinawa, Japan.[1] It has been reported from many places in the Indo-West Pacific region but some of these records are now known to be members of a species complex.[3]


  1. ^ a b Hamatani, I (1993) A new cuthonid species (Nudibranchia, Aeolidacea), Cuthona yamasui n.sp., from Okinawa, Southwestern Japan. Venus, The Japanese Journal of Malacology, 52(2): 127-133. (Figs 1-3)
  2. ^ Picton, B.; Bouchet, P. (2017). Trinchesia yamasui (Hamatani, 1993). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2017-12-07
  3. ^ Cella K., Carmona L., Ekimova I., Chichvarkhin A., Schepetov D., Gosliner T.M., (2016) A Radical Solution: The Phylogeny of the Nudibranch Family Fionidae. PLoS ONE, 11(12): e0167800. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0167800