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Aplysiidae: Notarchinae

  • Bursatella leachii Blainville, 1817
    (=glauca Cheeseman)
    Length 120mm (animal), Ragged Sea Hare. Marine. No internal shell
    North Island A
  • Stylocheilus longicauda (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
    Length 75mm (animal), Marine. Shell absent. Slimmer body and longer tail than Bursatella leachii
    Northland, low intertidal. Also New South Wales, Australia and Lord Howe Island, intertidal to subtidal down to at least 27 metres A
  • Stylocheilus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)
    Marine
    Circum-tropical (Indo-West Pacific and Atlantic) A
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