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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
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced

Clio pyramidata Linnaeus, 1767

Classification:Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Thecosomata
Family:CLIIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 20mm
Distribution:Off Three Kings Islands to Bay of Plenty. World wide in warm seas
Geographical Range:K.ACFM
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.279)
  • Bé, A.W.H., Gilmer, R.W. 1977: A zoogeographic and taxonomic review of Euthecosomatous Pteropoda. In A.T.S. Ramsay (ed.), Oceanic Micropaleontology, Academic Press, London, 1 (p.764)

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

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