North, South and Stewart Island. Intertidal and shallow subtidal. Also widespread in Pacific Ocean
References and Publications
Morley, M.S., Hayward, B.W. 2015 Intertidal records of 'sea slugs' (nudibranchs and allied opisthobranch gastropods) from northern North Island, New Zealand, Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum, 50 (p.58)
Willan, R.C., Morton, J.E. 1984 Opisthobranchia, Marine Molluscs, University of Auckland, Leigh Marine Laboratory, 2 (p.34)
Powell, A.W.B. 1979New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.280)
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.
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