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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 =

Eatonina atomaria (Powell, 1933)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Hypsogastropoda
Size/Grows to:Height 1.2mm, Width 0.95mm
Synonyms:(=Saginofusca Ponder)
Distribution:North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands, from low tide to 30 fathoms, amongst Corallina and other algae
Geographical Range:ACFMAnE.
References and Publications:
  • Hayward, B.W., Morley, M.S. 2005: Zonation and biogeography of the intertidal biota of Subantarctic Campbell and Auckland Islands, New Zealand, Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum, 42 (p.29)
  • Ponder, W.F., Yoo, E.K. 1980: A review of the genera of the Cingulopsidae with a revision of the Australian and tropical Indo-Pacific species. (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Prosobranchia), Records of the Australian Museum, 33(1) (p.9)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.116)

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

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