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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

Polinices putealis Garrard, 1961

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Hypsogastropoda
Family:NATICIDAE: POLINICINAE
Size/Grows to:Height 27mm
Distribution:Australia, Kermadec Islands and Northern NZ
Geographical Range:K.A
Notes:
Thinner shell than P.tawhitirahia, with an umbilicus that remains open at all stages of growth. Fawn to greenish periostracum
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A. 2001: Polinices update 2, Australasian Shell News, 112 (p.7)