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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
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda - Family: Fasciolariidae

Fasciolariidae

 

Genus: Fusinus

 
Fusinus genticus (Iredale, 1936) (=galatheae Powell)
Height 160mm, Width 60mm
Off Northland and Bay of Plenty, dredged and in cray pots. Also Sydney, Australia [K.A]
Height 56mm, Width 17mm
2 records, from Bay of Plenty and Coromandel. Also Australia [A]
 

Genus: Glaphyrina

 
Glaphyrina caudata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (=vulpicolor G.B.Sowerby II)
Height 88mm, Width 37mm
Northland to Foveaux Strait [ACFE.]
Glaphyrina plicata Powell, 1929
Height 44mm, Width 19mm
Northern part of North Island, to Bay of Plenty and Mahia, trawled around 80-160 metres [AE.]

Genus: Pararetifusus

 
Pararetifusus carinatus (Ponder, 1970)
Height 25mm, Width 9.5mm
South Island. Papanui Canyon, trawled off eastern Otago in 500-700 metres [FE.]

Genus: Pleuroploca

 
Pleuroploca filamentosa (Röding, 1798)
Height 78mm
Off North Cape in cray pot [A]
 

Genus: Taron

 
Taron albocostus Ponder, 1968
Height 15mm, 6mm
Northland to East Cape [AE.]
Taron dubius (Hutton, 1878)
Height 21mm, Width 10mm, Animal is bright red
Northland to Cook Strait. Intertidal to over 20 metres [ACE.]
Taron mouatae Powell, 1940
Height 25mm, Width 12mm, Interior of aperture and columellar callus white
Northland to Hauraki Gulf [AE.]