Tritonioidea is a superfamily of aeolidacean nudibranchs.

Tritonia striata by Miquel Pontes

The actual classification of the Tritonioidea proposed by Bouchet et al.(2017) and accepted at WoRMS is:

  • Superfamily Tritonioidea Lamarck, 1809
    • Family Tritoniidae Lamarck, 1809
      • Genus Marianina Pruvot-Fol, 1931
      • Genus Marionia Vayssière, 1877
      • Genus Marioniopsis Odhner, 1934
      • Genus Paratritonia Baba, 1949
      • Genus Tochuina Odhner, 1963
      • Genus Tritonia Cuvier, 1798
      • Genus Tritonidoxa Bergh, 1907
      • Genus Tritoniella Eliot, 1907
      • Genus Tritoniopsis Eliot, 1905

The Tritonioidea of the Mediterranean and around the Iberian Peninsula are:

Marionia blainvillea @ Port de la Selva 26/10/2013 by Miquel Pontes

Marionia blainvillea

Marionia gemmii @ Ria de Arousa, Galicia, Spain by Jacinto Pérez Dieste (GEMM)

Marionia gemmii

Tritonia coralliumrubri by Egidio Trainito

Tritonia coralliumrubri

Tritonia hombergii 85mm @ West Hurker, St. Abbs Head, Scotland, 4-08-2007 13m by Jim Anderson

Tritonia hombergii

Tritonia lineata by Enric Madrenas

Tritonia lineata

Tritonia manicata by Enric Madrenas

Tritonia manicata

Tritonia nilsodhneri per Enric Madrenas

Tritonia nilsodhneri

Tritonia plebeia - Photograph ©Bernard Picton

Tritonia plebeia

Tritonia striata by Enric Madrenas

Tritonia striata

Tritoniopsis cincta @ Argentario, Italy 25-05-2012 by Riccardo Delle Fratte

Tritoniopsis cincta


    Bouchet, P., J. P. Rocroi, B. Hausdorf, A. Kaim, Y. Kano, A. Nützel, P. Parkhaev, M. Schrödl, and E. Strong. 2017. Revised classification, nomenclator and typification of gastropod and monoplacophoran families. Malacologia 61(1-2): 1-526.

    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.