basis of record
Dayrat B. (2010). A monographic revision of basal discodorid sea slugs (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia, Nudibranchia, Doridina). <em>Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences.</em> Series 4, vol. 61, suppl. I, 1-403, 382 figs.
page(s): 35, 39 [details] Available for editors
From editor or global species database
Nomenclature The name "Montereina" has been used by Dayrat (2010) for "all the species that belong to the metaphyletic group at the base of Discodorididae", as an alternative to naming a new genus for every species. This option was taken in order to comply with the principles of a phylogenetic nomenclature. In this sense, it is much more extensive than the hitherto monotypic genus Montereina MacFarland, 1905 (Type species Montereina nobilis MacFarland, 1905, by original designation. [details]