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Key to 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.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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North Island
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South Island
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Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Hypsogastropoda - Family: Capulidae



Genus: Antisabia

Antisabia sp. cf. foliacea (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)
Kermadec Islands. Low tide to 15 metres in crevices on reefs. Also Poor Knights Islands [K.]

Genus: Capulus

Width 35mm
Central NZ. Chatham Rise and Campbell Plateau. On Acesta shells around 400-550 metres [CE.]

Genus: Krebsia (Tenpetasus)

Length 12mm, Width 16mm
Tropical and subtropical Indo-Pacific, Mauritius, Western Australia, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island and Northland east coast. Rare, in beach drift [A]

Genus: Malluvium

Malluvium calcareum (Suter, 1909)
Length 18mm, Width 12mm, Attached to shells
North, South, Chatham Islands, and southern ocean. Also Kermadec Islands [K.ACME.]

Genus: Trichosirius

Height 17.5mm, Width 11.2mm
South Island, Snares, Auckland and Chatham Islands [CFMAnE.]
Trichosirius inornatus (Hutton, 1873)
Height 17mm, Width 11mm
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands, from low tide [ACFME.]
Height 6.5mm, Width 4.3mm
Chatham, Bounty and Auckland Islands. Trawled [MAnE.]

Genus: Zelippistes

Zelippistes benhami (Duter, 1902)
Length 21mm, Width 9.5mm
Northland to Bay of Plenty [AE.]