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In a shallow sandy rock pool, Henderson Bay, Far North, NZ. Approx. 40mm. Reproduced courtesy of inaturalist.nz ©tangatawhenua
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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
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil

Dendrodoris nigra (Stimpson, 1855)

Classification:Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Phyllidioidea (Superfamily) > Dendrodorididae (Family) > Dendrodoris (Genus)
Family:DENDRODORIDIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 50mm (animal)
Distribution:North Island and northern part of South Island. Also New South Wales, Australia
Geographical Range:AC
Notes:
Black Doris. Marine
 
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.69)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979 New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.287)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.