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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 - Opisthobranchia - Thecosomata - Family: Limacinidae

Limacinidae

 

Genus: Heliconoides

 
Heliconoides inflata (d'Orbigny, 1836)
Off Three Kings Islands 180 metres. Most warm and temperate seas as far south as Cape Horn and the Antarctic Circle [AC]
 

Genus: Limacina

 
Limacina antarctica Woodward, 1854 (=helicina of authors not Phipps)
Arctic and Antarctic regions. Auckland Island, and south to Ross Sea [CFMAn]
 
Limacina bulimoides (d'Orbigny, 1836)
Height 2mm
Off northern New Zealand. Worldwide [ACFM]
 
Limacina lesueurii (d'Orbigny, 1836)
South Island, Fiordland [F]
 
Limacina retroversa (Fleming, 1823) (=balea Möller)
Campbell Island. Northern and southern hemisphere temperate zones [FMAn]
 
Limacina trochiformis (d'Orbigny, 1836)
[AC]
 

Genus: Thielea

 
Thielea helicoides Jeffreys, 1877
Height 3.8mm, Width 3.8mm
Off south west Otago 310 metres. Also North and South Atlantic [FAn]