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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.
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
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Hypsogastropoda - Family: Capulidae

Capulidae

 

Genus: Capulus

 
Width 35mm, Endemic
Central NZ. Chatham Rise and Campbell Plateau, around 400-550 metres, on Acesta shells [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: Trichosirius

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

Genus: Zelippistes

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