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Holotype, collected 23 Jan 1954, Mernoo Bank, Chatham Rise, NZ. (M.009787). © 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

Splendrillia hermata Dell, 1956

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family:DRILLIIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 18mm, Width 6mm
Distribution:Otago to Chatham Rise 180 metres
Geographical Range:CE.
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.233)

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