Aegires sublaevis
Aegires sublaevis juvenile
Aegires sublaevis juvenile
Aegires sublaevis
Aegires sublaevis Odhner, 1932
Small to medium dorid nudibranch found in shallow rich in hydroids and corals. The base colour is whitish to pale yellowish green with relatively large tubercules (in the very young stages) and spicules on the dorsum. Brown patches are present on the dorsum as the individual matures whilst distinct dark lines are present on the sheated rhinophores. 'Oral veil' bilobed.

Propodial tentacles: Absent
Oral tentacles: Absent
Rhinophores: Sheated, white with dark bands (1-2) and several white spots.
Cerata: Absent.
Foot: Colourless without any appendages.

Size range: 1-11mm. Uncommon.

Specific characteristics: This species is easy to distinguish from related species by its colouration and shape.

Notes: The younger specimens were found on collections of algae, whilst the larger specimen was found roaming on corals.

This species was identified by E. Trainito
11mm Dwejra, Gozo 5m depth 29/7/94
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