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

Fiona pinnata (Eschscholtz, 1831)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

FionaAlder & Hancock [in Forbes & Hanley], 1853accepted genus name
Oithona Alder & Hancock, 1851 later homonym
Hymenaeolis A. Costa, 1867 synonym
Oithona Alder & Hancock, 1851 synonym

Species group names

Eolidia pinnata Eschscholtz, 1831 basionym
Doris fasciculata Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Eolidia longicauda Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 synonym
Eolidia pinnata Eschscholtz, 1831 synonym
Fiona atlantica Bergh, 1857 synonym
Fiona marina Eliot, 1910 synonym
Hymenaeolis elegantissima Costa A., 1867 synonym
Limax marinus Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775 synonym
Oithona nobilis Alder & Hancock, 1851 synonym


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

Schrödl M. (2003) Sea slugs of Southern South America. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 165 pp.

additional source

Spencer, H.G.; Marshall, B.A.; Maxwell, P.A.; Grant-Mackie, J.A.; Stilwell, J.D.; Willan, R.C.; Campbell, H.J.; Crampton, J.S.; Henderson, R.A.; Bradshaw, M.A.; Waterhouse, J.B.; Pojeta, J. Jr (2009). Phylum Mollusca: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 161-254.

additional source

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.





External Links

Barcode of Life
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection


Gofas, S. (2014). Fiona pinnata (Eschscholtz, 1831). 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:139942




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