Hypselodoris fregona  Ortea & Caballer, 2013

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: Doridoidea  Rafinesque, 1815
Family: Chromodorididae  Bergh, 1891
Genus: Hypselodoris  Stimpson, 1855
Species: Hypselodoris fregona  Ortea & Caballer, 2013

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 Hypselodoris cf. ruthae  Marcus & Hughes, 1974,
R.F. Johnson & Gosliner (2012) moved it to the genus Felimare  Ev. Marcus & Er. Marcus 1967,
Ortea & Caballer (2013) described it and placed it again in the genus Hypselodoris  Stimpson, 1855.
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.
Rebecca Fay Johnson & Terrence M. Gosliner. 2012.
Traditional Taxonomic Groupings Mask Evolutionary History:
A Molecular Phylogeny and New Classification of the Chromodorid Nudibranchs.
online at
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0033479 Ortea, J., J. Espinosa, Y. Buske & M. Caballer. 2013. Additions to the inventory of the sea slugs (Opisthobranchia and Sacoglossa) from Guadeloupe (Lesser Antilles, Caribbean Sea). Revista de la Academia Canaria de Ciencias 25:163-194.

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Hypselodoris fregona

Western Atlantic Ocean