NZ Mollusca

Ercolania boodleae (Baba, 1938)

Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Heterobranchia - Limapontiidae - Ercolania
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, 3 metres, Japan
  • Ti Point, Leigh, Auckland, NZ
  • 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.