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A small freshwater limpet found in streams throughout the North Island, New Zealand
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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

Latia neritoides Gray, 1850

Classification:Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Hygrophila
Family:LATIIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 11mm, Width 8mm, Height 4.5mm
Distribution:North Island, Auckland southwards
Geographical Range:FW.N.E.
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A. 2011: A new species of Latia Gray, 1850 (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Hygrophila: Chilinoidea: Latiidae) from Miocene Palaeo-lake Manuherikia, southern New Zealand, and biogeographic implications, Molluscan Research, 31(1) (p.48)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.295)