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Molluscs of Tasmania

Aegiretidae: Aegires exeches Fahey & Gosliner, 2004 (‘projecting sea-slug’)

Synonym(s): exeches Fahey & Gosliner, 2004.

Typical body-length 8.0 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore on sponges, on which it feeds. Native. Occurs in eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC); also elsewhere in the Pacific Ocean.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Euctenidiacea – Doridacea
Superfamily: Polyceroidea
Family: Aegiridae
Genus: Aegires

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