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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.
K=
Kermadec Islands
A=
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
C=
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
F=
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
M=
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
An=
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
FW =
Freshwater
L =
Land
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Sacoglossa - Family: Limapontiidae

Limapontiidae

 

Genus: Ercolania

 
Ercolania boodleae (Baba, 1938)
Length 15mm
Originally north-western Pacific, from Russia to Hong Kong, and Japan. Recently spread, and now established in the Gulf of California and southern Australia. Now also recorded from northern NZ [A]
 
Ercolania felinus (Hutton, 1882)
Length 10mm (animal), Shell absent
North and South Islands [ACFE.]
 

Genus: Limapontia

 
[AnE.]
 

Genus: Placida

 
Placida dendritica (Alder & Hancock, 1843) (=aoteana Powell)
Length 3.5mm (animal), Shell absent
Throughout New Zealand [ACF]
 

Genus: Stiliger

 
Length 5mm
Off Northland [A]
 
Stiliger smaragdinus Baba, 1949 (=Hermea sp. Willan & Morton)
Length 10mm
Northland [A]