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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Proctonotoidea (Superfamily) > Proctonotidae (Family) > Janolus (Genus)
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  • Janolus eximius Miller & Willan, 1986
    Length 20mm (animal), Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands and north-east coast of North Island, 20-26 metres AE.
  • Janolus hyalinus (Alder & Hancock, 1854)
    Length 33mm (animal), Marine
    Northland. Goat Island, Leigh, 15 metres. Southern Poor Knights Islands, 15 metres. Also Victoria, Australia A
  • Janolus ignis Miller & Willan, 1986
    Length 50mm (animal), Marine, Endemic
    Throughout New Zealand, subtidal in clean water. Off Three Kings Islands, 9-23 metres, Poor Knights Islands, 13-15 metres ACFAnE.
  • Janolus mokohinau Miller & Willan, 1986
    Length 32mm (animal), Marine, Endemic
    North Island east coast offshore islands, 12-24 metres. Mokohinau Islands 6-18 metres, Poor Knights Islands 12 metres, Three Kings Islands 24 metres, Cavalli Islands 12 metres AE.
  • Janolus novozealandicus (Eliot, 1907)
    Length 24mm (animal), Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. Low tide to about 50 meres ACFE.
Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing 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