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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

Favorinus tsuruganus Baba & Abe, 1964

Classification:Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Nudibranchia
Family:FASCELINIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 15mm
Distribution:Originally described from Japan, and found uncommonly in Eastern Australia down to Sydney. Also found in New Caledonia and northern NZ
Geographical Range:A
References and Publications:
  • Baba, K., Abe, T. 1975: Comments on further specimens of Favorinus tsuruganus Baba & Abe from Echizen-cho near Tsuruga Bay, Japan (Nudibranchia: Eolidoidea: Favorinidae), Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 22(1-4) (p.117)
  • Baba, K., Abe, T. 1964: Record of Favorinus tsuruganus n. sp., from Tsuruga Bay, Japan (Nudibranchia - Eolidoidea), Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 12(2) (p.163)

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