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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

Xylodiscula osteophila Marshall, 1994

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Heterobranchia
Family:XYLODISCULIDAE
Size/Grows to:Width 1.6mm
Distribution:Off Mernoo Bank, Chatham Rise. On whale skull
Geographical Range:CE.
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A. 1994: Deep-sea gastropods from the New Zealand region associated with Recent whale bones and an Eocene turtle, The Nautilus, 108(1) (p.7)

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