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Holotype, collected 30 Jan 1981, Wanganella Bank, West Norfolk Ridge, summit. (M.260630). 1.2mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
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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.
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
FW =
L =
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
I =

Larochea scitula Marshall, 1993

Classification:Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda
Size/Grows to:Height 1.1mm, Width 1.2mm
Distribution:Wanganella Bank, West Norfolk Ridge
Geographical Range:ACE.
References and Publications:
  • Geiger, D.L. 2012: Monograph of the Little Slit Shells 2, Anatomidae, Larocheidae, Depressizonidae, Temnocinclidae, Sutilizonidae, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, CA (p.1171)
  • Marshall, B.A. 1993: The systematic position of Larochea Finlay, 1927, and introduction of a new genus and two new species (Gastropoda: Scissurellidae), Journal of Molluscan Studies, 59 (p.291)

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

*2 © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND