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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
Classification:Scaphopoda - Gadilida
Family:ENTALINIDAE: ENTALININAE
Size/Grows to:Length 17.4mm, Diameter 1.8mm
Distribution:South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland to Northern Territory, off northern NZ. Dredged in fine mud or ooze from 153-2000 metres
Geographical Range:A
References and Publications:
  • Scarabino, V. 2008: New species and new records of scaphopods from New Caledonia. In Héros, V., Cowie, R.H. & Bouchet, P. (eds), Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 25, Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 196 (p.245)
  • Lamprell, K.L., Healey, J.M. 1998: A revision of the Scaphopoda from Australian waters (Mollusca), Records of the Australian Museum (p.138)

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