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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

Sypharochiton aorangi (Creese & O'Neill, 1987)

Classification:Polyplacophora - Loricata - Chitonida
Family:CHITONIDAE: CHITONINAE
Size/Grows to:Length 15mm
Distribution:Northern NZ offshore islands, Three Kings, Poor Knights, Aldermen Islands
Geographical Range:A
Notes:
Endemic
References and Publications:
  • Creese, R.G., O'Neill, M.H.B. 1987: Chiton aorangi n.sp., a brooding chiton (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) from northern New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 14(1) (p.89)

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