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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 - Hypsogastropoda - Family: Ovulidae

Ovulidae

 

Genus: Kurodavolva

 
Kurodavolva wakayamaensis Cates & Azuma, 1973 (=longirostrata of authors not G.B.Sowerby I)
Length 62mm, Width 7.5mm
Northland to Poor Knights Islands. On gorgonian corals at 45 metres. Also Japan to Philippines and East Indies [A]
 

Genus: Ovula

 
Ovula costellata Lamarck, 1810
Length 50mm
East Africa to Western Pacific, Kermadec Islands [K.]
 
Ovula ovum Linnaeus, 1758
Length 120mm
Red Sea to Indo-Pacific, Kermadec Islands [K.]
 

Genus: Phenacovolva

 
Phenacovolva rosea (A.Adams, 1854) (=birostris of authors not Linnaeus)
Length 65mm
Indo-Pacific, Kermadec Islands [K.]