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Holotype, collected 24 Jan 1979, E of Mayor Island, NZ. (M.117782). 26mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
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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

Poirieria syrinx Marshall & Houart, 1995

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family:MURICIDAE: PAGODULINAE
Size/Grows to:Height 26mm, Width 24mm
Distribution:Northland to Bay of Plenty, and Cook Strait, 482-786 metres on mud
Geographical Range:ACE.
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A., Houart, R. 1995: A review of the New Zealand Recent species of Poirieria Jousseaume, 1980 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Muricidae) with description of a new species, The Nautilus, 108(2) (p.30)