Marionia blainvillea

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Marionia blainvillea
Marionia blainvillea adulte (Risso, 1818).jpg
Marionia blainvillea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Dexiarchia
clade Cladobranchia
clade Dendronotida
Superfamily: Tritonioidea
Family: Tritoniidae
Genus: Marionia
Species: M. blainvillea
Binomial name
Marionia blainvillea
(Risso, 1818)[1]
Synonyms
  • Tritonia meyeri (Vérany, 1852)
  • Tritonia acuminata Costa, 1840

Marionia blainvillea is a species of sea slug, a dendronotid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Tritoniidae.

Juveniles of the species are white, as shown below.

Photo of a juvenile.
Photo of a juvenile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in French) Risso A. (1818). "Memoire sur quelques Gasteropodes nouveaux, Nudibranches et Tectibranches observes dans la Mer de Nice". Journal de Physique, de Chimie, d'Histoire Naturelle et des Arts 87: 368-377. Marionia blainvillea is on the page 371.

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