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Short description: Family of gastropods

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Costasiella cf. kuroshimae on Avrainvillea erecta. Locality: Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef. The length of the slug is about 1 cm.
Scientific classification e
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Infraclass: Euthyneura
Superorder: Sacoglossa
Superfamily: Plakobranchoidea
Family: Costasiellidae
K. B. Clark, 1984

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Costasiellidae is a taxonomic family of small to minute sacoglossan sea slugs. These are marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusks belonging to the superfamily Plakobranchoidea.[1]

These sea slugs resembling nudibranchs, but are not closely related to them.

This family has no subfamilies.


The following genera belong to the family Costasiellidae:


  1. 1.0 1.1 Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2015). Costasiellidae K. B. Clarke, 1984. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2015-01-17

Wikidata ☰ Q19760058 entry