Aglajidae

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
Subordo: Cephalaspidea
Superfamilia: Philinoidea
Familia: Aglajidae

Name

Aglajidae Pilsbry, 1895 (1847)

Type genus: Aglaja Renier, 1807

Reference

in Tryon, Man. Conch. 16:43

Aglajidae is a family of often colorful, medium-sized, sea slugs, marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusks. These are not nudibranchs; instead they are headshield slugs, in the clade Cephalaspidea.
Genera

Genera and species within the family Aglajidae include[1][2]:

* Genus Aglaja Renier, 1807 - type genus
o Aglaja cylindrica Cheeseman, 1881
o Aglaja felis
o Aglaja lorrainae Rudman, 1968
o Aglaja ocelligera
o Aglaja orientalis
o Aglaja virgo Rudman, 1968
* Genus Chelidonura
* Genus Melanochlamys
* Genus Navanax
* Genus Noalda Iredale, 1936
* Genus Odontoglaja
* Genus Philinopsis

Genera brought into synonymy

* Acera Cuvier, 1810 : synonym of Aglaja Renier, 1807
* Doridium Meckel, 1809 : synonym of Aglaja Renier, 1807

References

1. ^ Sea Slug Forum
2. ^ Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1

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