Philine striatula

Philine striatula  Monterosato, 1874

Philine striatula shell.
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Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Superorder: Euopisthobranchia  Jörger et al., 2010
Order: Cephalaspidea  P. Fischer, 1883
Superfamily: Philinoidea  J.E. Gray, 1850
Family: Philinidae  J.E. Gray, 1850
Genus: Philine  Ascanius, 1772
Species: Philine striatula Monterosato, 1874

This is not the same species as Colobocephalus striatulus (Locard, 1897)  (=Philine striatula Locard, 1897)




  • Philine. Derived from the Greek word “philos” which means ‘friend’.
  • Striatula. From Latin “strio”, groove, wrinkle.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Philine striatula (z-200).
: GROC 2010-2011 : VIMAR
: Enric Madrenas : Manuel Ballesteros.
: João Pedro Silva : M@re Nostrum
: Bernard Picton : Other sources
: GBIF.ORG : Marine Regions


        Western Mediterranean:0 Stars
        Eastern Mediterranean:0.0 Stars
        Atlantic Ocean:0.0 Stars
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Bibliography based on the works by Steve Long, 2006. Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000 and Gary McDonald, 2009. Bibliographia Nudibranchia, with later updates from other resources.

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes et al. (2012-2017) "Philine striatula" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 29/11/2015, Accessed: 25/09/2017 at (

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