Species Images
. 16mm
A small Olive found buried in sand in shallow water off Northland
. 15mm
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

Amalda (Gracilispira) northlandica (Hart, 1995)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family:OLIVIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 17mm, Width 8mm
Distribution:NE North Island, shallow
Geographical Range:A
Notes:
Endemic
References and Publications:
  • Hart, M.R. 1995: Review of the genus Amalda from New Zealand with a description of a new species & the elevation of another subspecies to full species status, World Shells, 13 (p.85)

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