Dendrodoris krusensternii (J.E. Gray, 1850) [Actinodoris]

Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Superorder: Nudipleura  Wägele & Willan, 2000
Order: Nudibranchia  Cuvier, 1817
Suborder: Euctenidiacea  Tardy, 1970
Infraorder: Doridacea  Thiele, 1931
Superfamily: Phyllidioidea  Rafinesque, 1814
Family: Dendrodorididae  O'Donoghue, 1924
Genus: Dendrodoris  Ehrenberg, 1831
Species: Dendrodoris krusensternii (J.E. Gray, 1850) [Actinodoris]

Previously placed in:
Class: GASTROPODA  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: OPISTHOBRANCHIA  Milne-Edwards, 1848
Order: NUDIBRANCHIA  Cuvier, 1817

The presently accepted taxonomy of the Gastropoda is the revision of Bouchet & Rocroi (2005).

This species was originally posted at these websites as Dendrodoris denisoni (Angas, 1864) [Doris] ,
Valdés & Fahey (2006) considered D.denisoni synonymous with
Dendrodoris krusensternii (J.E. Gray, 1850) [Actinodoris].
Bouchet P., Rocroi J.-P., Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdés Á. & Warén A. (2005).
"Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families".
Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology (Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks) 47 (1-2): 1-397.
ISBN 3925919724. ISSN 0076-2997.
Valdés Á. & Fahey S.J. (2006) Dorid nudibranchs described by J.E. Gray in M.E. Gray, 1842-1857 (Mollusca Opisthobranchia).
Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 69: 95-102.

thumbnail-selection of
Dendrodoris krusensternii

Pacific Ocean

Western Pacific Ocean

Pacific Ocean

Eastern Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean