Late Pliocene to early Pleistocene, eastern North Island between Hastings and Cape Palliser. Recent from Ranfurly Bank, off East Cape to off Mahia Peninsula
References and Publications
Marshall, B.A. 2014 Recent occurrence of Murexsul espinosus (Hutton, 1885) (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Muricidae) off the south-eastern North Island, New Zealand with some notes on other neogastropods endemic to the south-eastern North Island, Molluscan Research, 34(1) (p.49)
Beu, A.G., Maxwell, P.A. 1990 Cenozoic Mollusca of New Zealand, New Zealand Geological Survey, 58 (p.359)
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