Aglajid sp. 7

Superfamily: PHILINOIDEA
Family: Aglajidae


Seems to have a wide Indo-West Pacific distribution


Locality: Eilat, Village Beach, Israel. Red Sea (Gulf of Eilat). Depth: 4 m. Length: ca. 2.5 cm. 06 June 2005. sand and rubble slope. Photographer: Binyamin and Shulamit Koretz

This species has a characteristic purple colour pattern with low whitish pustules usually tipped with yellow. The underside is also coloured [see message #14014]. There is also a cone-shaped posterior horn which seems to be formed by the merging of posterior flaps usually found in aglajids.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2005 (June 29) Aglajid sp. 7 [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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