Tritoniidae

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Tritoniidae
Tritonia festiva.jpg
A live individual of Tritonia festiva in situ
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Superfamily: Tritonioidea
Family: Tritoniidae
Menke, 1828
Genera

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Synonyms

Duvauceliidae

The Tritoniidae are a taxonomic family of dendronotid nudibranchs, shell-less marine gastropod molluscs. [1] These nudibranchs occur worldwide in warm and temperate seas. The genera in the family Tritoniidae include:

Genera brought into synonymy
  • Candiella Gray, 1850: synonym of Tritonia Cuvier, 1797
  • Duvaucelia Risso, 1826: synonym of Tritonia Cuvier, 1797
  • Euphurus Rafinesque, 1815: synonym of Tritonia Cuvier, 1797
  • Mariana Pruvot-Fol, 1930: synonym of Marianina Pruvot-Fol, 1931
  • Microlophus Mabille & Rochebrune, 1889: synonym of Tritonia Cuvier, 1797
  • Myrella Odhner, 1963: synonym of Tritonia Cuvier, 1797

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Tritoniidae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=183 on 2012-06-07