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Polyceridae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Polyceridae
Higher classification  Polyceroidea
Superfamily  Polyceroidea
Phylum  Mollusca
Rank  Family
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Lower classifications  Polycera, Thecacera, Triopha catalinae, Triopha maculata, Polycera abei

The Polyceridae are a taxonomic family of sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, marine gastropod mollusks within the superfamily Polyceroidea.

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Taxonomy

The family Polyceridae is classified within the clade Doridacea, itself belonging to the clade Euctenidiacea within the clade Nudipleura (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).

The Polyceridae consist of these subfamilies:

  • Polycerinae Alder & Hancock, 1845 - synonyms: Triopinae Gray, 1847, Euphuridae Iredale & O'Donoghue, 1923
  • Kalinginae Pruvot-Fol, 1956
  • Nembrothinae Burn, 1967
  • Triophinae Odhner, 1941
  • tribe Triophini Odhner, 1941 - synonym: Kaloplocaminae Pruvot-Fol, 1954
  • tribe Limaciini Winckworth, 1951 - synonym: Lailinae Burn, 1967
  • Genera

    Genera in the Polyceridae include:

  • Subfamily Polycerinae Alder & Hancock, 1845
  • Genus Greilada
  • Genus Palio Gray, 1857
  • Genus Polycera Cuvier, 1817 - type genus in the family Polyceridae
  • Genus Polycerella A. E. Verrill, 1881
  • Genus Thecacera Fleming, 1828
  • Subfamily Kalinginae Pruvot-Fol, 1956
  • Genus Kalinga Alder & Hancock, 1864 - type genus in the subfamily Kalinginae
  • Subfamily Nembrothinae Burn, 1967
  • Genus Nembrotha (Bergh, 1877) - type genus in the subfamily Nembrothinae
  • Genus Roboastra (Bergh, 1877)
  • Genus Tambja Burn, 1962
  • Subfamily Triophinae Odhner, 1941
  • Genus Colga (Bergh, 1880)
  • Genus Crimora Alder and Hancock, 1855
  • Genus Heteroplocamus Oliver, 1915
  • Genus Holoplocamus Odhner, 1926
  • Genus Joubiniopsis Risbec, 1928
  • Genus Kaloplocamus (Bergh, 1893)
  • Genus Limacia O.F. Müller, 1781
  • Genus Plocamopherus (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1831)
  • Genus Triopha (Bergh, 1880) - type genus in the subfamily Triophinae
  • Genera brought into synonymy
  • Genus Cabrilla Fewkes, 1889: synonym of Triopha Bergh, 1880
  • Genus Euplocamus Philippi, 1836: synonym of Kaloplocamus Bergh, 1892
  • Genus Histiophorus Pease, 1860: synonym of Plocamopherus Rüppell in Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828
  • Genus Issa Bergh, 1881: synonym of Colga Bergh, 1880
  • Genus Issena Iredale & O'Donoghue, 1923: synonym of Colga Bergh, 1880:
  • Genus Laila MacFarland 1905: synonym of Limacia Muller, 1781
  • Genus Peplidia Lowe, 1842: synonym of Plocamopherus Rüppell in Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828
  • References

    Polyceridae Wikipedia


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