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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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Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Eupulmonata - Family: Ellobiidae

Ellobiidae: Melampinae


Genus: Melampus

Melampus albus Gassies, 1865
Kermadec Islands [K.]
Melampus luteus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
SW Pacific, Niue, Cook Islands, Kermadec Islands [K.]

Ellobiidae: Otininae


Genus: Smaegol

Smaegol climoi Tillier & Ponder, 1992
Smaegol manneringi Climo, 1980

Ellobiidae: Pedipedinae


Genus: Leuconopsis

Leuconopsis obsoleta (Hutton, 1878)
Height 3mm, Width 1.7mm, Endemic
North, South, Stewart, Chatham and Auckland Islands. Under high-tidal stones and decaying sea-grass [ACFMAnE.]
Leuconopsis pacifica Oliver, 1915
Kermadec Islands [K.E.]

Genus: Marinula

Marinula filholi Hutton, 1878 (=chathamensis Finlay)
Height 11mm, Width 6mm, Endemic
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands, on shaded rocks in splash-zone, or under stones among Salicornia and rushes [ACFME.]
Marinula striata Odhner, 1924
Height 7.5mm, Width 4.8mm, Endemic. Under stones at high tide
From Otago south, Stewart Island, Auckland, Campbell and Antipodes Islands [FAnE.]

Genus: Microtralia

Microtralia insularis (Powell, 1933) (=occidentalis Climo)
Height 3.7mm, Width 2mm, Endemic
Auckland, Rangitoto Island [ACE.]

Ellobiidae: Pythiniinae


Genus: Myosotella

Myosotella myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801)
United Kingdom. NZ South Island, Otago [AF]

Genus: Pleuroloba

Pleuroloba costellaris (H.& A.Adams, 1854)
Height 12mm, Width 6.5mm, Endemic
North Island and northern part of South Island. High tidal mud flats [ACE.]