Eastern Australia (from 100-600 metres), New Zealand (300-400 metres), and from deep sea dredging around New Caledonia, Vanuatu and in the Coral Sea. Northern NZ to Bay of Plenty in deep water
References and Publications
Beu, A.G. 1978 New records and species of Cymatiidae (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia) from the Kermadec Islands, Norfolk Ridge and New Zealand, Journal of the Malacological Society of Australia, 4(1) (p.31)
Iredale, T. 1937 Australian Molluscan Notes No.2, Records of the Australian Museum, 19(5) (p.309)
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 approximation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
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