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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

Radix auricularia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Classification:Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Hygrophila
Family:LYMNAEIDAE
Distribution:North Island
Notes:
Freshwater, Introduced
References and Publications:
  • Townsend, J.I. Nov/2003: Confirmation of the presence of the freshwater snail Lymnaea (Radix) auricularia (Linnaeus, 1758) Alive in New Zealand, Cookia, 15 (p.38)
  • Charleston, W.A.G., Climo, F.M. Sep/1979: On the occurrence of Lymnaea auricularia (Gastropoda: Lymnaeidae) from New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 6(3) (p.405)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.450)

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