Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Nudibranchia > Suborder Dexiarchia > Infraorder Aeolidida > Superfamily Fionoidea > Family Eubranchidae

Eubranchus Forbes, 1838

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Capellinia Trinchese, 1873 synonym
Galvina Alder & Hancock, 1855 synonym


Eubranchus arci Ortea, 1981
Eubranchus capellinii (Trinchese, 1879)
Eubranchus cingulatus (Alder & Hancock, 1847)
Eubranchus doriae (Trinchese, 1874)
Eubranchus exiguus (Alder & Hancock, 1848)
Eubranchus farrani (Alder & Hancock, 1844)
Eubranchus fidenciae Ortea, Moro & Espinosa, 1999
Eubranchus leopoldoi Caballer, Ortea & Espinosa, 2001
Eubranchus linensis Garcia-Gomez, Cervera & Garcia, 1990
Eubranchus pallidus (Alder & Hancock, 1842)
Eubranchus prietoi Llera & Ortea, 1981
Eubranchus rupium (Møller, 1842)
Eubranchus telesforoi Ortea, Caballer & Bacallado, 2002
Eubranchus tricolor Forbes, 1838
Eubranchus vascoi Ortea, Caballer & Moro, 2002
Eubranchus vittatus (Alder & Hancock, 1842)


original description

Forbes, E. 1838 Malacologia Monensis: a catalogue of the Mollusca inhabiting the Isle of Man and the neighbouring sea. Edinburgh: J. Carfrae and son pp. XII + 63 + 3 pl.

basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Edmunds M. & Kress A. (1969). On the european species of Eubranchus (Mollusca: Opisthobranchia). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 49 (4): 879-912

additional source

Ortea J. & Caballer M. 2002. Nuevos datos sobre el género Eubranchus Forbes, 1838 (Mollusca: Nudibranchia) en aguas templadas del Atlántico Oeste. New data about the genus Eubranchus Forbes, 1838 (Mollusca: Nudibranchia) in warm waters of West Atlantic. Avicennia 15: 77-90

additional source

Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp.



External Links



Caballer, M.; Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Eubranchus. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137954




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