North, South, Stewart Islands. Chathams, Snares, Bounty, Auckland and Campbell Islands. Also Western Australia to Queensland and Tasmania
References and Publications
Powell, A.W.B. 1979New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.383)
Yonge, C.M. 1977 Form and evolution in the Anomiacea (Mollusca: Bivalvia) - Pododesmus, Anomia, Patro, Enigmonia (Anomiidae): Placunanomia, Placuna (Placuniidae fam. nov.), Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 276 (p.459)
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