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Holotype, collected 28 Oct 1975, E of Chanter Islets, Raoul Island, NZ. (M.225386). 3mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
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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

Herpetopoma pruinosum (Marshall, 1979)

Classification:Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda
Family:CHILODONTIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 3.3mm, Width 2.85mm
Distribution:E of Chanter Islets, Raoul Island
Geographical Range:K.E.
References and Publications:
  • Herbert, D.G. 2012: A revision of the Chilodontidae (Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda: Seguenzioidea) of Southern Africa and the South-Western Indian Ocean, African Invertebrates, 53 (p.444)
  • Marshall, B.A. 1979: The Trochidae and Turbinidae of the Kermadec Ridge (Mollusca: Gastropoda), New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 6(4) (p.525)

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