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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: Eulimidae



Genus: Annulobalcis

Height 17mm, Width 5mm
North Island. Off Mayor Island, Bay of Plenty [AE.]

Genus: Asterophila

Asterophila sp. Warén & Lewis, 1994
Kermadec Trench [K.E.]

Genus: Chileutomia

Height 5mm, Width 1.6mm
Between Spirits Bay and Three Kings Islands [AE.]

Genus: Coenaculum

Coenaculum secundum Powell, 1937
Height 1.5mm
Off Three Kings Islands [AE.]
Coenaculum tertium Dell, 1952
Height 1.7mm
Mernoo Bank, NE of Banks Peninsula, Chatham Islands [CME.]

Genus: Curveulima

Curveulima aupouria (Powell, 1937)
Height 3.5mm
Off Three Kings Islands, Northland to Mahia [ACE.]
Curveulima bollonsi (Powell, 1937)
Height 2.8mm
North of North Cape [AE.]
Curveulima otakauica (Dell, 1956)
Off eastern Otago, 475-640 metres [FAnE.]
Curveulima titahica (Suter, 1908)
Height 4mm
Northland to Wellington [ACE.]

Genus: Eulima

Eulima perspicua (Oliver, 1915)
Height 5mm
Kermadecs. Northland east coast [K.ACE.]

Genus: Fuscapex

Kermadec Islands [K.E.]

Genus: Fusceulima

Fusceulima goodingi Warén, 1981
Height 3.3mm, Width 0.9mm, On ecinoid Centrostephanus rodgersi (A. Agassiz)
North Island. Off Poor Knights Islands [AE.]
Fusceulima mangonuica (Powell, 1940)
Height 1.1mm
Northland east coast [AE.]
Fusceulima murdochi (Hedley, 1904)
Height 2.5mm
Wellington to Foveaux Strait [CFE.]

Genus: Hypermastus

Hypermastus bulbula (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
Height 13mm, Width 3mm
Off Northland east coast [AE.]

Genus: Melanella

Melanella alertae (Dell, 1956)
Height 4.5mm, Width 1.3mm
Off eastern Otago [FE.]
Melanella archeyi (Finlay, 1928)
Height 5.75mm, Width 2.25mm
Southland, southern fiords and Chatham Islands. 10-238 metres [FME.]
Melanella aucklandica (Suter, 1909)
Height 6.5mm, Width 2.5mm
Off Chatham, Auckland, Bounty and Antipodes Islands [MAnE.]
Melanella hadalis Knudsen, 1964
Length 4.6mm
Kermadec Trench, S of Kermadec Islands [K.E.]
Kermadec Islands [K.E.]
Melanella luminosa Marshall, 1998
Height 5.75mm, Width 2.25mm, Parasitic on the red (carnleyensis) form of the holothurian Ocnus brevidentis (Hutton, 1872), Animal bioluminescent
Southern Fiords, 10-283 metres [FE.]
Melanella maoria (Powell, 1940)
Height 19mm, Width 6mm
Far North [AE.]
Melanella maui (Dell, 1952)
Height 2.5mm
Tasman Sea, off west coast North Island [CE.]
Melanella otagoensis (Powell, 1927)
Height 2mm
Off Puysegur Point, Fiordland [FE.]
Melanella oxyacme (Suter, 1908)
Height 5mm
Off Northland [AE.]
Melanella paxillus (Hedley, 1904)
Height 3mm
Foveaux Strait [FE.]
Melanella perplexa Oliver, 1915
Kermadec Islands [K.E.]
Melanella puhana Dell, 1956
Height 6mm, Width 1.5mm
Off eastern Otago and Chatham Islands [FME.]
Melanella spinosa Oliver, 1915
Kermadec Islands [K.E.]
Melanella truncata (Suter, 1908)
Height 3mm, Width 1mm
Far North [AE.]
Melanella vegrandis (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
Height 7mm, Width 2mm
Off Great Barrier Island, Northland [AE.]

Genus: Ophieulima

Kermadec Islands [K.E.]

Genus: Pelseneeria

Pelseneeria bountyensis (Powell, 1933)
Height 3.5mm
Off Stewart and Bounty Islands [FAnE.]
Pelseneeria secundus (Powell, 1940)
Height 1.6mm
Off Three Kings Islands [AE.]

Genus: Pictobalcis

Pictobalcis articulata (G.B.Sowerby I, 1834)
Height 30mm, Width 9mm
Northland east coast, NZ. Australia, Queensland, New South Wales and Norfolk Island [A]

Genus: Punctifera

Kermadec Islands [K.E.]

Genus: Pyramidelloides (Teretianax)

Height 2.5mm
Off Three Kings to Northland [AE.]
Kermadec Islands [K.E.]

Genus: Sabinella

Sabinella infrapatula (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
Height 5mm, Width 2mm
Off Northland. Great Barrier Island [AE.]