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Trawled in Hauraki Gulf. 39mm
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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

Glaphyrina plicata Powell, 1929

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family:FASCIOLARIIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 44mm, Width 19mm
Distribution:Northern part of North Island, to Bay of Plenty and Mahia, trawled around 80-160 metres
Geographical Range:AE.
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.207)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1930: The Recent and Tertiary species of the Genus Buccinulum in New Zealand, with a review of related Genera and Families, Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 60 (p.97)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.

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