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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

Limatula aupouria Powell, 1937

Classification:Bivalvia - Autobranchia - Limida
Family:LIMIDAE
Size/Grows to:Width 1.6mm, Height 2.4mm
Distribution:Off Three Kings Islands, trawled 260 metres
Geographical Range:AE.
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.382)
  • Fleming, C.A. 1978: The bivalve genus Limatula: a list of described species and a review of living and fossil species in the Southwest Pacific, Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 8 (p.80)