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

Vexillum (Costellaria) castum (H.Adams, 1872)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family:COSTELLARIIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 6.4mm
Distribution:From the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf to the Society and Hawaiin Islands. Kermadec Islands
Geographical Range:K.
References and Publications:
  • Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978: New records of neogastropod Mollusca from the Kermadec Islands, Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum, 15 (p.63)