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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

Phrixgnathus larochei (Powell, 1928)

Classification:Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Stylommatophora
Family:PUNCTIDAE: LAOMINAE
Size/Grows to:Width 2.3mm, Height 2.3mm
Distribution:North Island. Hokianga, Northland
Geographical Range:L.N.
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.328)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1928: Descriptions of five new Land-Shells from New Zealand, Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 59 (p.367)