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Facelinidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Facelinidae
Higher classification  Nudibranch
Superfamily  Aeolidioidea
Phylum  Mollusca
Rank  Family
Facelinidae Opisthobranchia Nudibranch Facelinidae Pteraeolidia Flickr
Similar  Nudibranch, Molluscs, Gastropods, Aeolidioidea, Aeolidida

The Facelinidae are a taxonomic family of colorful sea slugs. These are specifically aeolid nudibranchs. They are marine gastropod molluscs.

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2005 taxonomy

Facelinidae Family Facelinidae

This family consists of the following subfamilies (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005):

Facelinidae Facelinidae
  • Facelininae Bergh, 1889 - synonyms: Caloriidae Odhner, 1968; Phidianidae Odhner, 1968; Pruvotfoliinae Tardy, 1970
  • Babakininae Roller, 1973 - synonym: Babainidae Roller, 1972 (inv.)
  • Crateninae Bergh, 1889 - synonym: Rizzoliinae Odhner, 1939 (inv.)
  • Favorininae Bergh, 1889 - synonyms: Myrrhinidae Bergh, 1905; Phyllodesmiinae Thiele, 1931; Facalaninae Er. Marcus, 1958
  • Herviellinae Burn, 1967
  • Pteraeolidiinae Risbec, 1953
  • 2007 taxonomy

    Gosliner et al. (2007) have elevated subfamily Babakininae to family level Babakinidae.

    Genera

    Genera and species within the family Facelinidae include:

    Subfamilies and genera brought into synonymy:

  • Acanthopsole Trinchese, 1874: synonym of Facelina Alder & Hancock, 1855
  • Ennoia Bergh, 1896: synonym of Phyllodesmium Ehrenberg, 1831
  • Subfamily Facalaninae: synonym of Favorininae
  • Facelinella Pruvot-Fol, 1951: synonym of Facelinopsis Pruvot-Fol, 1954
  • Facelinella Baba, 1949: synonym of Facelina Alder & Hancock, 1855
  • Matharena Bergh in Mörch, 1871: synonym of Favorinus M. E. Gray, 1850
  • Morildilla [sic] : synonym of Moridilla Bergh, 1888
  • Muessa Er. Marcus, 1965: synonym of Facelina Alder & Hancock, 1855
  • Myrrhine Bergh, 1905: synonym of Phyllodesmium Ehrenberg, 1831
  • Subfamily Pruvotfoliinae: synonym of Facelininae
  • Rizzolia Trinchese, 1877: synonym of Cratena Bergh, 1864
  • Rolandia Pruvot-Fol, 1951 invalid: junior homonym of Rolandia Lacaze-Duthiers, 1900: synonym of Pruvotfolia Tardy, 1969
  • Subfamily Rizzoliinae: synonym of Crateninae
  • References

    Facelinidae Wikipedia


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