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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

Tambja morosa Bergh, 1877

Classification:Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Nudibranchia
Family:POLYCERIDAE: NEMBROTHINAE
Size/Grows to:Length 120mm (animal)
Distribution:North and South Islands. Also Philippine Sea
Geographical Range:ACF
References and Publications:
  • Enderby, T. Oct/1995: New Nudibranchs in New Zealand or just visitors, Poirieria, 17(4)
  • Willan, R.C., Coleman, N. 1984: Nudibranchs of Australasia, Neville Coleman's Australasian Marine Photographic Index, Sydney (p.12)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.286)