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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Aplacophora
Subclassis: Solenogastres
Ordo: Cavibelonia

Familia: Simrothiellidae
Genus: Kruppomenia

Species: K. borealis - K. delta - K. levis - K. minima

Kruppomenia Nierstrasz, 1903

Kruppomenia is a genus of solenogaster, a kind of shell-less, worm-like, marine mollusk.[1] [2]

One species is 2.5 mm long.[3]

Kruppomenia angolensis Gil-Mansilla, García-Álvarez & Urgorri, 2012
Kruppomenia borealis Odhner, 1920
Kruppomenia bulla Zamarro, García-Álvarez & Urgorri, 2015
Kruppomenia delta Scheltema & Schander, 2000
Kruppomenia genslerae Ostermair, Brandt, Haszprunar, Jörger & Bergmeier, 2018
Kruppomenia glandulata Gil-Mansilla, García-Álvarez & Urgorri, 2012
Kruppomenia levis Scheltema & Schander, 2000
Kruppomenia macrodenticulata Gil-Mansilla, García-Álvarez & Urgorri, 2012
Kruppomenia macrodoryata Todt & Salvini-Plawen, 2003
Kruppomenia minima Nierstrasz, 1903
Kruppomenia nanodentata'' Todt & Salvini-Plawen, 2003
Kruppomenia rhynchota (Salvini-Plawen, 1978)
Kruppomenia vitucoi Zamarro & García-Álvarez, 2015


García-Álvarez, Óscar; v. Salvini-Plawen, Luitfried (2007). "Species and diagnosis of the Families and Genera of Solenogastres (Mollusca)" (PDF). Iberus. 25 (2): 73–143. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 July 2011.
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Kruppomenia Nierstrasz, 1903. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2021-04-13

Gil-Mansilla, E.; García-Álvarez, O.; Urgorri, V. (2011). "Three new species of Kruppomenia (Solenogastres: Simrothiellidae) from the abyssal Angola Basin". Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 92 (2): 349. doi:10.1017/S0025315411001275.

Nierstrasz, H.F. 1903. Kruppomenia minima n. g. n. sp. S. Lo Bianco, Le pesche abissali del Mediterraneo. Mittheilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapal, 16:109-278
García-Álvarez O. & Salvini-Plawen L.v. (2007). Species and diagnosis of the families and genera of Solenogastres (Mollusca). Iberus 25(2): 73-143

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