Aegires villosus

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Aegires villosus
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Aegires villosus in the Philippines
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Euctenidiacea
clade Doridacea
Superfamily: Polyceroidea
Family: Aegiridae
Genus: Aegires
Species: A. villosus
Binomial name
Aegires villosus
Farran, 1905 [1]

Aegires villosus is a species of sea slugs. It is a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusc in the family Aegiridae.[1]


Widespread Indo-West Pacific species.[2]


Aegires villosus feeds on calcareous sponges.[2]


  1. ^ a b WoRMS World Registration of Marine Species
  2. ^ a b Sea Slug Forum .

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