Cadlinidae

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Cadlinidae
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Yellow-edge cadlina, Cadlina luteomarginata
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Cadlinidae

Bergh, 1891
Type genus
Cadlina Bergh, 1878
Diversity [1]
2 genera
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Cadlinidae is a family of sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, marine gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Doridoidea.

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Molecular phylogenetic studies and their taxon-sampling schemes can have a strong influence of the resulting phylogeny. Research by R.F. Johnson in 2011 [1] has shown that Cadlina does not belong to the family Chromodorididae. She has therefore brought back the name Cadlinidae from synonymy with Chromodorididae. She also included the genus Aldisa Bergh, 1878 in the family Cadlinidae. [1]

Taxonomy

Genera within the family Cadlinidae include:

Related Research Articles

Doridoidea Superfamily of gastropods

Doridoidea, commonly known as dorid nudibranchs, are a taxonomic superfamily of medium to large, shell-less sea slugs, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Doridacea, included in the clade Nudibranchia.

Chromodorididae Family of gastropods

The Chromodorididae, or chromodorids, are a taxonomic family of colourful, sea slugs; dorid nudibranchs, marine gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Doridoidea. “Chromodorid nudibranchs are among the most gorgeously coloured of all animals.” The over 360 described species are primarily found in tropical and subtropical waters, as members of coral reef communities, specifically associated with their sponge prey. The chromodorids are the most speciose family of opisthobranchs. They range in size from <10mm to over 30 cm, although most species are approximately 15–30 mm in size.

<i>Aldisa</i> Genus of gastropods

Aldisa is a genus of sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Cadlinidae.

<i>Cadlina luteomarginata</i> Species of gastropod

Cadlina luteomarginata, common name the yellow-edged cadlina, is a species of colorful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cadlinidae.

<i>Cadlina</i> Genus of gastropods

Cadlina is a genus of sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, shell-less marine gastropod mollusks historically classified in the family Chromodorididae. Recent research by R.F. Johnson in 2011 has shown that Cadlina does not belong to the family Chromodorididae. She has therefore brought back the name Cadlinidae from synonymy with Chromodorididae. The family Cadlinidae also includes the genus AldisaBergh, 1878.

<i>Cadlina flavomaculata</i> Species of gastropod

Cadlina flavomaculata, common name the yellow-spot cadlina, is a species of colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cadlinidae.

<i>Cadlina laevis</i> Species of gastropod

Cadlina laevis, common name the white Atlantic cadlina, is a species of sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cadlinidae.

<i>Risbecia</i>

Risbecia is a genus of colorful sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, shell-less marine gastropod mollusks in the family Chromodorididae.

<i>Mexichromis</i>

Mexichromis is a genus of colourful sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, shell-less marine gastropod mollusks in the family Chromodorididae. Current synonymy follows a revision of Chromodorididae which used molecular phylogeny.

<i>Thorunna</i>

Thorunna is a genus of sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, shell-less marine gastropod mollusks in the family Chromodorididae.

<i>Aldisa albatrossae</i> Species of gastropod

Aldisa albatrossae is a species of sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Cadlinidae.

<i>Felimida grahami</i>

Felimida grahami is a species of colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Chromodorididae.

<i>Miamira miamirana</i>

Miamira miamirana is a species of colorful dorid nudibranch, a sea slug, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.

<i>Mexichromis pusilla</i>

Mexichromis pusilla is a species of sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.

Thorunna kahuna is a species of sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.

Cadlina luarna is a species of sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cadlinidae.

<i>Felimida</i>

Felimida is a genus of sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, shell-less marine gastropod mollusks in the family Chromodorididae.

<i>Felimare</i>

Felimare is a genus of sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, shell-less marine gastropod molluscs in the subfamily Miamirinae of the family Chromodorididae.

Aldisa puntallanensis is a species of sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cadlinidae.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Johnson R. F. (2011) "Breaking family ties: taxon sampling and molecular phylogeny of chromodorid nudibranchs (Mollusca, Gastropoda)". Zoologica Scripta 40(2): 137-157. DOI:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2010.00457.x.
  2. Bouchet, P. (2011). Cadlinidae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151277 on 2011-04-05