Ventomnestia girardi

Ventomnestia girardi  (Audouin, 1826)

Ventomnestia girardi (Audouin,1826) @ Famagusta, Cyprus by Joop Trausel and Frans Slieker (Natural History Museum Rotterdam)
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Clade: Euopisthobranchia  Jörger et al., 2010
Clade: Cephalaspidea  P. Fischer, 1883
Superfamily: Haminoeoidea  Pilsbry, 1895
Family: Haminoeidae  Pilsbry, 1895
Genus: Ventomnestia Iredale, 1936 
Species: Ventomnestia girardi  (Audouin, 1826)


  • Bulla bizona A. Adams, 1850
  • Bulla girardi Audouin, 1826
  • Cylichna bizona (A. Adams, 1850)
  • Cylichna girardi (Audouin, 1826)
  • Cylichnina girardi (Audouin, 1826)
  • Mnestia bizona (A. Adams, 1850)
  • Retusa girardi (Audouin, 1826)
  • Ventomnestia bizona (A. Adams, 1850)
  • Ventomnestia kawamurai Habe, 1950




  • Girardi. Probably dedicated to Pierre-Simon Girard (1765-1831), an engineer who was on Napoleon’s expedition to Egypt on 1798, and was the author of several treatises and scientific works.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Ventomnestia girardi (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.

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Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes et al. (2012-2017) "Ventomnestia girardi" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 01/05/2015, Accessed: 23/10/2017 at (

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