Phyllidiopsis bayi

Phyllidiopsis bayi  (Bouchet, 1983)

Phyllidiopsis bayi by José Carlos García Gómez
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Clade: Nudipleura  Wägele & Willan, 2000
Order: Nudibranchia  Cuvier, 1817
Suborder: Euctenidiacea  Tardy, 1970
Infraorder: Doridacea  Thiele, 1931
Superfamily: Phyllidioidea  Rafinesque, 1814
Family: Phyllidiidae  Rafinesque, 1814
Genus: Phyllidiopsis Bergh, 1876
Species: Phyllidiopsis bayi  (Bouchet, 1983)


  • Fryeria bayi Bouchet, 1983 (original)




  • Phyllidiopsis. From Greek “Phyllon”, leaf + “eîdos” meaning “looks like”, “shaped like” + “-opsis“, a suffix referred to “small” or “tiny”.
  • Bayi. Dedicated to Daniel Bay, responsible for the oceanographic and submarine research station (STARESO) of the University of Liege in Calvi (Corsica).


Known georeferenced records of the species: Phyllidiopsis bayi (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 Stars
        Atlantic Ocean: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) "Phyllidiopsis bayi" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 30/12/2015, Accessed: 23/09/2017 at (

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