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Holotype, collected 16 Oct 1994, Mount Duncan, southern Puysegur Bank, NZ. (M.131609). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
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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

Micropilina rakiura Marshall, 1998

Classification:Monoplacophora - Tryblidiida
Family:MICROPILINIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 1.4mm
Distribution:South Island. 'Mount Duncan', southern Puysegur Bank, trawled around 896-1038 metres living on branching coral
Geographical Range:FE.
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A. 1998: A new Monoplacophoran (Mollusca) from Southern New Zealand, Molluscan Research, 19 (p.53)