Polyphyly of the traditional family Flabellinidae affects a major group of Nudibranchia: aeolidacean taxonomic reassessment with descriptions of several new families, genera, and species (Mollusca, Gastropoda)

@article{Korshunova2017PolyphylyOT,
  title={Polyphyly of the traditional family Flabellinidae affects a major group of Nudibranchia: aeolidacean taxonomic reassessment with descriptions of several new families, genera, and species (Mollusca, Gastropoda)},
  author={Tatiana Korshunova and Alexander V. Martynov and Torkild Bakken and Jussi Evertsen and Karin Fletcher and I Wayan Mudianta and Hiroshi Saito and Kennet Lundin and Michael Schr{\"o}dl and Bernard Picton},
  journal={ZooKeys},
  year={2017},
  pages={1 - 139}
}
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