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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
Cephalopoda - Coleoida - Oegopsida - Family: Pyroteuthidae

Pyroteuthidae

 

Genus: Pterygioteuthis

 
 
Pterygioteuthis hoylei (Pfeffer, 1912) (=giardi of authors, not H.Fischer)
Length 30mm (animal)
North Island. Off Three Kings Islands. Also North, South Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Gulf of California [K.A]
 
[K.]
 

Genus: Pyroteuthis

 
Pyroteuthis margaritifera (Rüppell, 1844)
[K.AC]
 
Pyroteuthis serrata Riddell, 1985
[K.]