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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

Polycera hedgpethi Er.Marcus, 1964

Classification:Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Nudibranchia
Family:POLYCERIDAE: POLYCERINAE
Size/Grows to:Length 29mm
Distribution:U.S.A. Western Coast, Japan, South Africa, Italy, Australia, and New Zealand
Geographical Range:A
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.70)
  • Miller, M.C. 2001: Descriptions of the dorid nudibranchs Polycera hedgpethi Marcus, 1964 and P. fujitai Baba, 1937 in New Zealand (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia), Journal of Molluscan Studies, 67 (p.489)
  • Willan, R.C., Coleman, N. 1984: Nudibranchs of Australasia, Neville Coleman's Australasian Marine Photographic Index, Sydney (p.14)