NZ Mollusca

Ercolania boodleae (Baba, 1938)

Classification: Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Sacoglossa
Size/Grows to: Length 15mm
Distribution: 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.]
Some known Localities
  • Kii Peninsula, Japan, 3 metres
  • Ti Point, Leigh
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References:
  • Jensen, K.R. 2007: Biogeography of the Sacoglossa (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia), Bonner Zoologische Beiträge, 55 (p.266)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.