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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

Larochea miranda Finlay, 1927

Classification:Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda
Family:LAROCHEIDAE
Size/Grows to:Width 1.1mm, Height 0.5mm
Distribution:Off Northland, in shell sand
Geographical Range:AE.
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A. 2002: Some Recent Scissurellids from the New Zealand region and remarks on some Scissurellid genus group names (Mollusca : Gastropoda : Vetigastropoda), Molluscan Research, 22 (p.179)
  • Morley, M.S. Mar/1995: Larochea miranda incubates its young, Poirieria, 17(3)
  • Marshall, B.A. 1993: The systematic position of Larochea Finlay, 1927, and introduction of a new genus and two new species (Gastropoda: Scissurellidae), Journal of Molluscan Studies, 59 (p.287)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.151)

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