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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

Milax gagates (Draparnaud, 1801)

Classification:Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Stylommatophora
Family:MILACIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 5.5mm, Width 2.8mm
Distribution:North, South and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:L.MN.S.I.
Notes:
Introduced
References and Publications:
  • Barker, G.M. 1999: Naturalised Terrestrial Stylommatophora (Mollusca: Gastropoda), Fauna of New Zealand, Manaaki Whenua Press (p.87)
  • Focardi, S., Quattrini. D. 1972: Structure of the Reproductive Apparatus and Life Cycle of Milax gagates (Draparnaud). Mollusca Gastropoda Pulmonata, Bolletino di zoologia, 39(1) (p.9)

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