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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

Limatula raoulica Fleming, 1978

Classification:Bivalvia - Autobranchia - Limida
Family:LIMIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 5mm, Width 3mm
Distribution:NW of Fleetwood Bluff, Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands
Geographical Range:K.E.
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A. 1996: Molluscan name-bearing types in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Tuhinga: Records of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 9 (p.7)
  • Fleming, C.A. 1978: The bivalve genus Limatula: a list of described species and a review of living and fossil species in the Southwest Pacific, Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 8 (p.54)