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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

Cautor lutea (Suter, 1908)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Ptenoglossa
Family:TRIPHORIDAE: TRIPHORINAE
Size/Grows to:Height 7mm, Width 2.25mm
Distribution:South Island, Stewart Island, Snares, Auckland and Bounty Islands
Geographical Range:FAn
Notes:
Endemic
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A. 1983: A revision of the Recent Triphoridae of southern Australia, Records of the Australian Museum (p.34)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.255)

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

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