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.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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L =
E =
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Coralliophila monodonta (Blainville, 1832)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Size/Grows to:Height 30mm
Synonyms:(=Liniaxis Laseron, =Galeropsis Hupé, =Quoyula Iredale)
(=madreporarum G.B.Sowerby I)
Distribution:Kermadec Islands
Geographical Range:K.
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A., Oliverio, M. 2009: The Recent Coralliophilinae of the New Zealand region, with descriptions of two new species (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Muricidae), Molluscan Research, 29(3) (p.160)
  • Oliverio, M. 2008: Coralliophilinae (Neogastropoda: Muricidae) from the southwest Pacific. In Héros, V., Cowie, R.H. & Bouchet, P. (eds), Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 25, Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 196 (p.507)
  • 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.225)
  • Kosuge, S., Suzuki, M. 1985: Illustrated catalogue of Latiaxis and its related groups. Family Coralliophilidae, Institute of Malacology, Tokyo (p.35)
  • Rehder, H.A. 1980: The marine mollusks of Easter Island (Isla de Pascua) and Sala y Gómez, Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 289 (p.75)

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

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