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Halgerda is a genus of sea slugs, dorid nudibranchs, shell-less marine gastropod mollusks in the family Discodorididae.


The genus Halgerda was classified within the family Halgerdidae by Odhner (1934).[2]

Halgerda is type species of the Halgerdinae Odhner, 1926, which is treated as a synonym of Discodorididae in the taxonomy of Bouchet & Rocroi (2005).[3] See also Valdés (2002).[4]


Species within the genus Halgerda include:[5]


  1. ^ Bergh R. (1881). [sep. 1880] Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 30(1880), Abh., 190.
  2. ^ Odhner N. H. (1934). "The Nudibranchiata, British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition, 1910". Natural History Report, Zoology 7(5): 229-310.
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Valdés A. (2002). "A phylogenetic analysis and systematic revision of the cryptobranch dorids (Mollusca, Nudibranchia, Anthobranchia)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 136: 535-636. doi:10.1046/j.1096-3642.2002.00039.x.
  5. ^ WoRMS : Halgerda
  6. ^ a b c Fahey, Shireen J. and Gosliner, Terrence M (1999). "Description of three new species of Halgerda from the Western Indian Ocean with a redescription of Halgerda formosa, Bergh 1880.". Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 51 (8): 365–383. 
  7. ^ Fahey S. J. & Gosliner T. M. (2001). "The phylogeny of Halgerda (Opisthobranchia: Nudibranchia) with the description of a new species from Okinawa". Zoologica Scripta 30: 199-213. doi:10.1046/j.1463-6409.2001.00054.x.
  8. ^ Okinawan sea slugs


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