Aglaja ocelligera, copyright Gustav Paulay.

Belongs within: Euopisthobranchia.

The Aglajidae are a cosmopolitan group of headshield slugs in which the shell is internal, reduced and often not calcified, and the visceral shield is posteriorly extended into swallowtail-like lobes.

<==Aglajidae [Sinistrobranchia, Sinistrobranchidae] BR17
|–Posterobranchaea BR05
|–Doridium Meckel 1809 [Doridiidae, Doridiina, Doridiinae] BR05
|    `–*D. membranaceum Meckel 1809 BR17 [=Aglaja membranacea O27]
|–Navanax Pilsbry 1895 O27
|    `–*N. inermis Cooper 1862 O27
|–Acera Cuvier 1810 (nom. rej.) BR17
|    `–*A. carnosa Cuvier 1810 BR17
|–Chelidonura Adams 1850 [Chelidonuridae] BR05
|    |–*C. hirundinina (Quoy & Gaimard 1833) [=Bulla hirundinina] BR17
|    |–C. amoena Bergh 1905 BW09
|    `–C. inermis (Cooper 1863) PP78
|–Philinopsis BW09
|    |–P. pilsbryi (Eliot 1900) BW09
|    |–P. reticulata (Eliot 1903) BW09
|    `–P. taronga [incl. Chelidonura aureopunctula] HS01
`–Aglaja Renier 1807 BR05
|–*A. tricolorata Renier 1807 BR17
|–A. adellae Dall 1894 O27
|–A. cylindrica (Cheeseman 1881) P61
|–A. diomedia Bergh 1894 O27
|–A. marmorata (Smith 1884) [=Doridium marmoratum] H09
|–A. ocelligera (Bergh 1894) [=Doridium ocelligerum] O27
`–A. purpurea Bergh 1894 O27

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BR05] Bouchet, P., & J.-P. Rocroi. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia 47 (1–2): 1–397.

[BR17] Bouchet, P., J.-P. Rocroi, B. Hausdorf, A. Kaim, Y. Kano, A. Nützel, P. Parkhaev, M. Schrödl & E. E. Strong. 2017. Revised classification, nomenclator and typification of gastropod and monoplacophoran families. Malacologia 61 (1–2): 1–526.

[BW09] Bryce, C., & C. Whisson. 2009. The macromolluscs of Mermaid (Rowley Shoals), Scott and Seringapatam Reefs, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 77: 177–208.

[HS01] Hayward, B. W., A. B. Stephenson, M. S. Morley, W. M. Blom, H. R. Grenfell, F. J. Brook, J. L. Riley, F. Thompson & J. J. Hayward. 2001. Marine biota of Parengarenga Harbour, Northland, New Zealand. Records of the Auckland Museum 37: 45–80.

[H09] Hedley, C. 1909. The Marine Fauna of Queensland: Address by the President of Section D. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science: Brisbane.

[O27] Oldroyd, I. S. 1927. The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America vol. 2 pt 1. Stanford University Press: Stanford University (California).

[PP78] Poorman, F. L., & L. H. Poorman. 1978. Additional molluscan records from Bahía de Los Angeles, Baja California Norte. Veliger 20 (4): 369–374.

[P61] Powell, A. W. B. 1961. Shells of New Zealand: An illustrated handbook 4th ed. Whitcombe and Tombs Limited: Christchurch.

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