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Key to Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species. They have been adopted to give an approxomation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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North Island
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South Island
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Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Nudibranchia - Family: Fascelinidae



Genus: Cratena

Cratena cf. lineata (Eliot, 1905)
Length 12mm

Genus: Favorinus

Favorinus tsuruganus Baba & Abe, 1964
Length 15mm
Originally described from Japan, and found uncommonly in Eastern Australia down to Sydney. Also found in New Caledonia and northern NZ [A]

Genus: Jason

Jason mirabilis Miller, 1974
Length 50mm (animal)
Three Kings Islands to Fiordland [ACFE.]

Genus: Phidiana

Phidiana milleri Rudman, 1980 (=militaris of authors)
Length 42mm (animal)
North and South Islands. From Hauraki Gulf to Banks Peninsula [ACE.]
Phidiana pegasus Willan, 1988
Length 22mm (animal)
Off Three Kings Islands, 9-23 metres [AE.]

Genus: Phyllodesmium

Phyllodesmium magnum Rudman, 1991
Kermadec Islands [K.]

Genus: Pleurolida

Pleurolida juliae (Burn, 1966)
Length 22mm (animal)
Poor Knights Islands, Northland [A]

Genus: Pteraeolidia

Pteraeolidia ianthina (Angas, 1864) (=semperi Bergh)
Kermadec Islands [K.]