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Ellerslie, Auckland. 5.5mm
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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

Cochlicopa lubrica (Müller, 1774)

Classification:Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Stylommatophora
Family:COCHLICOPIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 7.8mm
Distribution:North and South Island. Also Eurasia, Nothern Europe, South Western Africa, Japan, North America
Geographical Range:L.K.N.S.I.
Notes:
Introduced
References and Publications:
  • Barker, G.M. 1999: Naturalised Terrestrial Stylommatophora (Mollusca: Gastropoda), Fauna of New Zealand, Manaaki Whenua Press (p.52)
  • 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.24)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.449)
  • Willan, R.C. Sep/1977: The Chrysalis Snail (Lauria cylindracea) in New Zealand, Poirieria, 9(2) (p.28)

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