Cuthonella abyssicola


Taxonavigation: Fionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Heterobranchia
Infraclassis: Euthyneura
Cohors: Ringipleura
Superordo: Nudipleura
Ordo: Nudibranchia
Subordo: Cladobranchia
Superfamilia: Fionoidea

Familia: Cuthonellidae
Genus: Cuthonella
Species: Cuthonella abyssicola
Subspecies: C. a. abyssicola – C. a. kryos


  • Cuthonella abyssicola Bergh, 1884
    • Type locality: North Atlantic Ocean, Faroe Channel 60°05′00″N 6°21′00″W / 60.083333°N 6.350000°W / 60.083333; -6.350000. Depth 608 fms.
    • Holotype: lost [Korshunova et al. (2020)]


  • Cuthona abyssicola (Bergh, 1884)
  • Cuthona berghi (Friele, 1902)
  • Cuthona ferruginea (Friele, 1903)
  • Cuthonella berghi Friele, 1903
  • Cuthonella ferruginea Friele, 1903


  • Bergh, L.R.S. 1884. Report on the Nudibranchiata dredged by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Reports of Science Research Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger. Zoology, 10(26): 1–154, plates I-XIV. BHL page scans Reference page.  [original description of Cuthonella abyssicola p. 24–25]
  • ICZN 1966. Opinion 783. Four Nudibranch Gastropoda genera: placed on the Official List of Generic Names. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 23: 108–109. BHL Reference page.  [as Cuthonella abyssicola p. 108]