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Nudibranchia  Blainville, 1814
Taxonomic Serial No.: 78156

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Phanerobranchia
  Common Name(s): nudibranchs [English]
    nudibranches [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                   SubclassOpisthobranchia Milne-Edwards, 1848 – opisthobranchs  
                      OrderNudibranchia Blainville, 1814 – nudibranchs, nudibranches  
    Direct Children:  
                         Family Actinocyclidae   
                         Family Aegiridae Fischer, 1883  
                         Family Aeolidiidae Orbigny, 1834  
                         Family Aldisidae   
                         Family Archidorididae   
                         Family Arminidae Rafinesque, 1814  
                         Family Asteronotidae   
                         Family Babakinidae   
                         Family Chromodorididae   
                         Family Conualeviidae   
                         Family Corambidae Bergh, 1869  
                         Family Cumanotidae   
                         Family Dendrodorididae Pruvot-Fol, 1935  
                         Family Dendronotidae Gray, 1857  
                         Family Dironidae Eliot, 1910  
                         Family Discodorididae   
                         Family Dorididae Rafinesque, 1815  
                         Family Dotoidae   
                         Family Eubranchidae Odhner, 1934  
                         Family Facelinidae Bergh, 1889  
                         Family Fionidae Gray, 1857  
                         Family Flabellinidae Dall and Simpson, 1901  
                         Family Glaucidae Menke, 1828  
                         Family Goniodorididae H. and A. Adams, 1854  
                         Family Gymnodorididae Odhner, 1941  
                         Family Hancockiidae MacFarland, 1923  
                         Family Janolidae   
                         Family Kentrodorididae   
                         Family Lomanotidae   
                         Family Onchidorididae Gray, 1854  
                         Family Phyllidiidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                         Family Phylliroidae Menke, 1830  
                         Family Platydorididae   
                         Family Polyceridae Alder and Hancock, 1845  
                         Family Rostangidae   
                         Family Scyllaeidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                         Family Tergipedidae Bergh, 1889  
                         Family Tethydidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                         Family Triophidae Odhner in Franc, 1968  
                         Family Tritoniidae Menke, 1828  
                         Family Vayssiereidae Vaught, 1989  
                         Suborder Doridoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                         Suborder Eolidoidea   
                         Suborder Porostomata   

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: nudibranches[French]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Nudibranchia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Millard, V.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Classification of Mollusca: A classification of world wide Mollusca   
  Page(s): 1-544   
  Publisher: Victor Millard   
  Publication Place: South Africa   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-620-21261-6   
  Reference for: Nudibranchia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Nudibranchia   

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