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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.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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Histioteuthis hoylei (Goodrich, 1896)

Classification:Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Coleoida (Subclass) > Oegopsida (Order) > Histioteuthidae (Family) > Histioteuthis (Genus)
Synonyms:(=dolfleini Pfeffer)
Geographical Range:[AC]
References and Publications:
  • Voss, N.A., Nesis, K.N., Rodhouse, P.G. 1998: The cephalopod family Histioteuthidae (Oegopsida): systematics, biology, and biogeography, Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586 (p.315)
  • Imber, M.J. 1992: Cephalopods eaten by wandering albatrosses (Diomedea exulans L.) breeding at six circumpolar localities, Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 22 (p.252)
  • Sweeney, M.J., Roper, C.F.E., Mangold, K.M., Clarke, M.R., Boletzy, S.V. 1992: 'Larval' and juvenile cephalopods: A manual for their identification, Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 513 (p.77)
  • Clarke, M.R., MacLeod, N. 1982: Cephalopod remains from the stomachs of sperm whales caught in the Tasman Sea, Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, 43 (p.31)

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