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Species List for Family: Glaucidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Euthyneura (Infraclass) > Ringipleura (Subterclass) > Nudipleura (Superorder) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Cladobranchia (Suborder) > Aeolidioidea (Superfamily) > Glaucidae (Family)
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  • Family: Glaucidae

  • Glaucilla bennettae (Churchill, Valdés & Ó Foighil, 2014)
    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
    Tropical Indo-Western Pacific. Recently recorded from the Far North, NZ A
  • Glaucus atlanticus Forster, 1777
    Length 40mm (animal), Sea Swallow, Marine, Pelagic
    Washed ashore Hauraki Gulf, Muriwai Beach and Far North 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 approximation 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