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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
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Hypsogastropoda - Family: Xenophoridae

Xenophoridae

 

Genus: Xenophora

 
Width 60mm, Height 45mm, Carrier Shell. Endemic
Northland to Cook Strait, dredged 40-100 metres [AE.]
Width 70mm, Height 35mm, Endemic
Off Kermadec Islands, dredged around 100 metres [K.E.]