Aegires villosus

Aegires villosus

''Aegires villosus'' is a species of sea slug. It is a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusc in the family Aegiridae.
Hairy Norse God This small nudibranch of around 1 cm in size is fondly called, Hairy Norse God - Aegires villosus. Not sure the reason why.  It is quite colourful, white body with pink and yellow markings. Aegires villosus,Anilao,Batangas,Geotagged,Hairy Norse God Nudibranch,Nudibranch,Philippines,Spring

Distribution

Widespread Indo-West Pacific species.

Food

''Aegires villosus'' feeds on calcareous sponges.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionMollusca
ClassGastropoda
OrderNudibranchia
FamilyAegiridae
GenusAegires
SpeciesA. villosus
Photographed in
Philippines