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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: Eulimidae

Eulimidae

 

Genus: Annulobalcis

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

Genus: Asterophila

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

Genus: Chileutomia

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

Genus: Coenaculum

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

Genus: Curveulima

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

Genus: Eulima

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

Genus: Fuscapex

 
Endemic
Kermadec Islands [K.E.]

Genus: Fusceulima

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

Genus: Hypermastus

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

Genus: Melanella

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

Genus: Ophieulima

 
Endemic
Kermadec Islands [K.E.]

Genus: Pelseneeria

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

 
Endemic
Kermadec Islands [K.E.]

Genus: Pyramidelloides (Teretianax)

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

Genus: Sabinella

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