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Family: Aeolidiidae (See list of species below)

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47 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Aeolidia papillosa
[shag-rug aeolis]
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Aeolidia serotina
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Aeolidiella alba
[white aeolid]
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Aeolidiella albopunctata
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Aeolidiella alderi
[]
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Aeolidiella chromosoma
[colorful aeolid]
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Aeolidiella drusilla
[empress anteaeolidiella]
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Aeolidiella glauca
[]
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Aeolidiella indica
[vermillion Japanese aeolis]
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Aeolidiella lurana
[]
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Aeolidiella occidentalis
[]
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Aeolidiella olivae
[red-tentacle spurilla]
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Aeolidiella rubra
[]
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Aeolidiella sanguinea
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Aeolidiella stephanieae
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Anteaeolidiella benteva
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Anteaeolidiella indica
[Indian Ocean aeolid]
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Baeolidia affinis
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Baeolidia australis
[Southern baeolidia]
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Baeolidia cryoporos
[]
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Baeolidia fusiformis
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Baeolidia major
[large baeolidia]
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Baeolidia nodosa
[nodulous aeolid]
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Baeolidia palythoae
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Berghia amakusana
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Berghia benteva
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Berghia chaka
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Berghia coerulescens
[anemone sea slug]
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Berghia columbina
[]
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Berghia creutzbergi
[]
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Berghia japonica
[]
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Berghia marcusi
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Berghia rissodominguezi
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Berghia verrucicornis
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Burnaia helicochorda
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Cerberilla affinis
[likeable cerberilla]
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Cerberilla albopunctata
[white spotted cerberilla]
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Cerberilla asamusiensis
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Cerberilla bernadettae
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Cerberilla incola
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Cerberilla mosslandica
[brown burrowing aeolis]
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Cerberilla pungoarena
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Cerberilla tanna
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Spurilla macleayi
[Macleay's spurilla]
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Spurilla neapolitana
[Naples aeolid]
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Spurilla sargassicola
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Spurilla vayssierei
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47 Species of Family Aeolidiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aeolidia papillosa shag-rug aeolis Arctic, Atlantic, Eastern 10 TL
Aeolidia serotina Western Atlantic and East 12 DL
Aeolidiella alba white aeolid Indo-Pacific and Western 0.699999988079071 TL
Aeolidiella albopunctata Northwest Pacific
Aeolidiella alderi Northeast Atlantic and th
Aeolidiella chromosoma colorful aeolid Pacific Ocean and Western 2.5 TL
Aeolidiella drusilla empress anteaeolidiella Indo-West Pacific
Aeolidiella glauca Northeast Atlantic
Aeolidiella indica vermillion Japanese aeolis Circumtropical and the Me
Aeolidiella lurana Southwest Atlantic
Aeolidiella occidentalis Western Central Atlantic 1.2 TL
Aeolidiella olivae red-tentacle spurilla Eastern Pacific. 2.20000004768372 TL
Aeolidiella rubra Mediterranean Sea.
Aeolidiella sanguinea Northeast Atlantic and th
Aeolidiella stephanieae Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Anteaeolidiella benteva Western Atlantic. 1.9 DL
Anteaeolidiella indica Indian Ocean aeolid Circumtropical. 3 TL
Baeolidia affinis Western Central Pacific
Baeolidia australis Southern baeolidia Indo-West Pacific 3.5 TL
Baeolidia cryoporos Northeast Atlantic
Baeolidia fusiformis Western Central Pacific
Baeolidia major large baeolidia Western Central Pacific
Baeolidia nodosa nodulous aeolid Circumtropical 4 TL
Baeolidia palythoae Western Indian Ocean
Berghia amakusana Indo-Pacific 4 TL
Berghia benteva Western Atlantic 1.5 TL
Berghia chaka Western Indian Ocean
Berghia coerulescens anemone sea slug Atlantic Ocean and the Me 4 TL
Berghia columbina Mediterranean Sea.
Berghia creutzbergi Western Atlantic. 3 DL
Berghia japonica Northwest Pacific
Berghia marcusi Western Atlantic. 1.66 DL
Berghia rissodominguezi Western Atlantic. 5.2 DL
Berghia verrucicornis Atlantic Ocean and the Me 1.8 DL
Burnaia helicochorda Indo-West Pacific
Cerberilla affinis likeable cerberilla Indo-West Pacific 4 TL
Cerberilla albopunctata white spotted cerberilla Northwest Pacific
Cerberilla asamusiensis Northwest Pacific
Cerberilla bernadettae Northeast Atlantic
Cerberilla incola Indo-West Pacific
Cerberilla mosslandica brown burrowing aeolis Eastern Pacific. 0.899999976158142 TL
Cerberilla pungoarena Eastern Central Pacific 2.5 TL
Cerberilla tanna Western Atlantic 2.5 DL
Spurilla macleayi Macleay's spurilla Indo-West Pacific
Spurilla neapolitana Naples aeolid Atlantic Ocean and the Me 7 TL
Spurilla sargassicola Western Atlantic. 4 DL
Spurilla vayssierei Mediterranean Sea.



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