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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

Cerithium echinatum Lamarck, 1822

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Sorbeoconcha
Family:CERITHIIDAE: CERITHIINAE
Distribution:Kermadec Islands
Geographical Range:K.
References and Publications:
  • Brook, F.J., Marshall, B.A. 1998: The coastal molluscan fauna of the northern Kermadec Islands, southwest Pacific Ocean, Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 28 (p.218)
  • Houbrick, R.S. 1992: Monograph of the genus Cerithium Bruguière in the Indo-Pacific (Cerithiidae: Prosobranchia), Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 510 (p.77)

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