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Cape Maria van Diemen, in beach drift. 14mm
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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

Tugali suteri (Thiele, 1916)

Classification:Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda
Family:FISSURELLIDAE: EMARGINULINAE
Size/Grows to:Length 15mm, Width 11mm
Distribution:North, South and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:ACME.
Notes:
Anal fasciole consists of two radial ribs, compared to three in T. elegans
References and Publications:
  • Bracegirdle, S. Nov/2003: Four Limpets - Owhiro Bay, Wellington, Cookia, 15 (p.20)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.40)