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In sand dunes, Karikari Peninsula. 10mm
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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

Succinea archeyi Powell, 1933

Classification:Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Stylommatophora
Family:SUCCINEIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 12mm
Distribution:North Island. Coastal sand dunes
Geographical Range:L.N.S.E.
References and Publications:
  • Brook, F.J. 1999: Distribution and conservation status of the dune snail Succinea archeyi Powell (Stylommatophora: Succineidae) in northern New Zealand, Department of Conservation, Wellington, 129 (p.5)
  • Goulstone, J.F., Mayhill, P.C., Parrish, G.R. 1993: An Illustrated Guide to the Land Mollusca of the Te Paki ecological region, Northland, New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 34 (p.25)
  • Climo, F.M. 1980: Additional fossil records of Succinea (Austrosuccinea) archeyi (Powell) (Mollusca: Succineidae) in New Zealand, Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 10(1) (p.27)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.298)
  • Gardner, N.W. Dec/1975: Papusuccinea archeyi, Poirieria, 8(2)