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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

Scintilla stevensoni Powell, 1932

Classification:Bivalvia - Heterodonta - Veneroida
Family:GALEOMMATIDAE
Size/Grows to:Width 7mm, Height 4mm
Distribution:North Island. Northland to Hauraki Gulf. Under stones and in rock crevices at and below low tide
Geographical Range:K.A
References and Publications:
  • Brook, F.J., Marshall, B.A. 1998: The coastal molluscan fauna of the northern Kermadec Islands, southwest Pacific Ocean, Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 28 (p.213)
  • Morley, M.S. Jul/1986: The Climbing Bivalve, Poirieria, 15(2) (p.2)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.398)
  • Warren, T.P. Dec/1962: Scintilla stevensoni, Poirieria, 1(2) (p.22)