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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

Grippina pumila Marshall, 2002

Classification:Bivalvia - Anomalodesmata - Pholadomyoida
Family:SPHENIOPSIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 2.8mm
Distribution:Off Puysegur Point, south-western South Island, and southern Stewart Island, 55-183 metres
Geographical Range:FE.
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A. 2002: Some Recent Thraciidae, Periplomatidae, Myochamidae, Cuspidariidae and Spheniopsidae (Anomalodesmata) from the New Zealand region and referral of Thracia reinga Crozier, 1966 and Scintillona benthicola Dell, 1956 to Tellimya Brown, 1827 (Montacutidae) (Mollusca : Bivalvia), Molluscan Research, 22 (p.282)

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