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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

Janolus ignis Miller & Willan, 1986

Classification:Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Nudibranchia
Family:PROCTONOTIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 50mm (animal)
Distribution:Throughout New Zealand, subtidal in clean water. Off Three Kings Islands, 9-23 metres, Poor Knights Islands, 13-15 metres
Geographical Range:ACFAnE.
References and Publications:
  • Miller, M.C., Willan, R.C. 1986: A review of the New Zealand Arminacean Nudibranchs (Opisthobranchia: Arminacea), New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 13(3) (p.397)

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