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Limapontiidae

  • Ercolania boodleae (Baba, 1938)
    Length 15mm, Marine
    Originally north-western Pacific, from Russia to Hong Kong, and Japan. Recently spread, and now established in the Gulf of California and southern Australia. Now also recorded from northern NZ A
  • Ercolania felina (Hutton, 1882)
    Length 10mm (animal), Marine, Endemic. Shell absent
    North and South Islands. On green filamentous algae Chaetomorpha ACFE.
  • Placida dendritica (Alder & Hancock, 1843)
    (=aoteana Powell)
    Length 3.5mm (animal), Marine. Shell absent
    Throughout New Zealand ACF
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