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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
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced

Galeodea plauta Beu, 2008

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Hypsogastropoda
Family:CASSIDAE: CASSINAE
Size/Grows to:Height 55mm
Distribution:Off Ahipara, Northland 290-500 metres. Also Castlecliff (Upper Westmere Siltstone), Wanganui
Geographical Range:AC
Notes:
Recent, Fossil, Endemic
References and Publications:
  • Beu, A.G. 2008: Recent deep-water Cassidae of the world. A revision of Galeodea, Oocorys, Sconsia, Echinophoria and related taxa, with new genera and species (Mollusca, Gastropoda). In Héros, V., Cowie, R.H. & Bouchet, P. (eds), Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 25, Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 196 (p.313)

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