North east coast of North Island, intertidal to about 11 metres. Also widespread throughout the Pacific and California
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.77)
Carmona, L., Bhave, V., Salunkhe, R., Pola, M., Gosliner, T.M., Cervera, J.L. 2014 Systematic review of Anteaeolidiella (Mollusca, Nudibranchia, Aeolidiidae) based on morphological and molecular data, with a description of three new species, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 171 (p.122)
Miller, M.C. 2001 Aeolid nudibranchs (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia) of the family Aeolidiidae from New Zealand, Journal of Natural History, 35 (p.635)
Willan, R.C., Morton, J.E. 1984 Opisthobranchia, Marine Molluscs, University of Auckland, Leigh Marine Laboratory, 2 (p.72)
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