Species Images
Holotype, collected 16 Nov 1970, near Tecomanthe vine, Tasman Valley, Great Island, NZ. (M.024366). 1.75mm. © 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

Paralaoma pagoda Climo, 1973

Classification:Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Stylommatophora
Family:PUNCTIDAE: LAOMINAE
Size/Grows to:Height 1.5mm, Diameter 1.75mm
Distribution:Three Kings Islands
Geographical Range:L.E.
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.334)