Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropodae
Subclassis: Orthogastropoda
Superordo: Heterobranchia
Informal Group: Opisthobranchia
Cladus: Nudipleura
Cladus: Nudibranchia
Cladus: Dexiarchia
Cladus: Cladobranchia
Cladus: Aeolidida
Superfamilia: Aeolidioidea
Familia: Aeolidiidae
Genera: Aeolidia - Aeolidiella - Baeolidia - Berghia - Cerberilla - Spurilla


Aeolidiidae d'Orbigny, 1834

Type genus: Aeolidia Cuvier, 1797


* Miller, M.C. 2001: Aeolid nudibranchs (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia) of the family Aeolidiidae from New Zealand waters. Journal of natural history, 35: 629-662.
* Moll. Ech. Foram. Pol. îles Canar.: 34

Aeolidiidae Report on ITIS

Aeolidiidae, the aeolid nudibranchs, are a taxonomic family of sea slugs, shell-less marine gastropod mollusks.

Genera and species within the Aeolidiidae include:

* Aeolidia Cuvier, 1797 - type genus
o Aeolidia papillosa
* Aeolidiella Bergh
o Aeolidiella alba Risbec, 1928
o Aeolidiella alderi
o Aeolidiella cf. drusilla
o Aeolidiella faustina - see A. cf. drusilla
o Aeolidiella glauca
o Aeolidiella indica Bergh, 1888
o Aeolidiella oliviae MacFarland, 1966[1]
o Aeolidiella sanguinea
o Aeolidiella stephanieae
o Aeolidiopsis harrietae
o Aeolidiopsis ransoni
* Anteaeolidiella
o Anteaeolidiella indica
* Baeolidia
o Baeolidia japonica
o Baeolidia major
o Baeolidia palythoae Gosliner, 1985
* Berghia Trinchese, 1877
o Berghia chaka Gosliner, 1985
o Berghia coerulescens - type species
o Berghia creutzbergi Marcus & Marcus, 1970
o Berghia dela Marcus & Marcus, 1960
o Berghia rissodominguezi Muniain & Ortea, 1999
o Berghia verrucicornis (Costa, 1864) - synonym: Spurilla verrucicornis Costa, 1867 for 1864
* Burnaia
o Burnaia helicochorda
* Cerberilla
o Cerberilla affinis
o Cerberilla africana
o Cerberilla asamusiensis
o Cerberilla albopunctata
o Cerberilla ambonensis
o Cerberilla annulata
o Cerberilla bernadettae
o Cerberilla chavezi
o Cerberilla incola
o Cerberilla mosslandica
o Cerberilla sp. 1.
o Cerberilla sp. 2.
o Cerberilla sp. 3.
o Cerberilla sp. 4.
o Cerberilla sp. 5.
o Cerberilla sp. 6.
o Cerberilla sp. 7.
o Cerberilla sp. 8.
o Cerberilla tanna
* Limenandra
o Limenandra fusiformis
o Limenandra nodosa
o Limenandra sp. 1?
o Limenandra sp. 2?
* Phidiana Gray, 1850[2]
* Protaeolidiella
o Protaeolidiella atra
* Spurilla
o Spurilla australis
o Spurilla creutzbergi
o Spurilla chromosoma
o Spurilla major
o Spurilla macleayi
o Spurilla neapolitana
o Spurilla salaamica
o Spurilla sp. 1 = Spurilla chromosoma
o Spurilla sp. 2 Caribbean


1. ^ MacFarland, F . M . (8 April 1966). "Studies of opisthobranchiate mollusks of the Pacific Coast of North America". Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 6: 373-377. 546 pp.
2. ^ WoRMS (2009). Phidiana Gray, 1850. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2009) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2010-05-18

* GOSLINER, T.M. 1987. Nudibranchs of Southern Africa ISBN 0-930118-13-8
* SeaSlugForum

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