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The Bluff, Ninety Mile Beach, Far North. 14mm
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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

Paratrophon cheesemani (Hutton, 1882)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family:MURICIDAE: PAGODULINAE
Size/Grows to:Height 19mm, Width 11mm
Distribution:North Island west coast, from Ninety Mile Beach to Kawhia
Geographical Range:ACE.
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A. 1995: Molluscan and brachiopod taxa introduced by F.W. Hutton in The New Zealand Journal of Science, Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 25 (p.497)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.178)