Three Kings Islands to Stewart Island, Challenger Plateau and Chatham Islands, 0-540 metres
Spiny Murex, Marine, Endemic
References and Publications
Bracegirdle, S. Nov/2003 Ohiwa and Opape Beaches, Bay of Plenty, Cookia, 15 (p.24)
Marshall, B.A., Houart, R. 1995 A review of the New Zealand Recent species of Poirieria Jousseaume, 1980 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Muricidae) with description of a new species, The Nautilus, 108(2) (p.28)
Powell, A.W.B. 1979New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.170)
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