Tropical Indo-Western Pacific. Recently recorded from the Far North, NZ
Marine, Pelagic. The cerata grow in multiple rows from each extension arch, while similar Glaucus atlanticus has cerata arranged in a single row around each arch. The foot of bennettae is uniformly dark blue, while that of atlanticus has a silver stripe down the middle. The tail of atlanticus is much longer too
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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 approximation 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