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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 - Caenogastropoda - Hypsogastropoda - Family: Littorinidae

Littorinidae: Littorininae


Genus: Austrolittorina

Austrolittorina antipodum (Philippi, 1847)
Height 19mm, Width 12mm, Blue Periwinkle. Endemic
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands [K.ACFME.]
Austrolittorina cincta (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Height 24mm, Width 13mm, Endemic. Periwinkle
North, South, Stewart, Chatham, Snares and Auckland Islands [ACFMAnE.]

Genus: Echinolittorina (Granulilittorina)

Echinolittorina (Granulilittorina) cinerea (Pease, 1869) (=novaezelandiae Brook & B.Marshall not Reeve, =feejeensis Oliver not Reeve)
Kermadec Islands [K.]
Echinolittorina (Granulilittorina) feejeensis (Reeve, 1857) (=millegrana Brook & B.Marshall not Philippi)
Length 10mm
SE Asia, Fiji, Kermadec Islands [K.]

Littorinidae: Lacuninae


Genus: Risellopsis

Risellopsis varia (Hutton, 1873)
Width 8mm, Height 6mm, Endemic
Throughout North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands [ACFME.]

Littorinidae: Laevilitorininae


Genus: Laevilitorina

Laevilitorina antipodum (Filhol, 1880)
Height 4.5mm, Width 3mm, Endemic
Campbell Islands [AnE.]
Height 5mm, Width 3.5mm, Endemic
Antipodes Islands [AnE.]
Height 5.7mm, Width 3.1mm, Endemic
Kerguelen and Macquarie Islands [AnE.]

Genus: Laevilitorina (Macquariella)

Height 1.4mm, Width 1.75mm, Endemic
Stewart, Chatham and Auckland Islands [CAnE.]
Height 2.5mm, Width 2mm, Endemic
Antipodes Islands [AnE.]
Height 3mm, Width 3mm, Endemic
Macquarie Island [E.]
Height 3mm, Width 3mm, Endemic
Macquarie Island [AnE.]

Genus: Laevilitorina (Rissolittorina)

Height 2.0mm, Width 1.2mm, Endemic
Off Northland [AE.]