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Mitridae

  • Cancilla (Domiporta) strangei (Angas, 1867)
    (=nodostaminea Hedley, =M.franciscana Tenison-Woods, =M.tasmantis Laseron)
    Height 25mm, Marine
    Australia and the Kermadec Islands, 7-376 metres K
  • Mitra (Mitra) mitra (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Height 40-180mm, Marine
    Indo-W Pacific, Red Sea, Galápagos, Kermadec Islands K
  • Neocancilla takiisaoi (Kuroda, 1959)
    Length 49mm, Marine
    From Japan to Taiwan, New Caledonia, off Lord Howe Island, and Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands K
  • Mitridae: Isarinae

  • Isara carbonaria Swainson, 1822
    (=maoria Finlay, =Mitra carbonaria Swainson)
    Height 77mm, Width 23mm, Marine. Feeds on Sipunculida (Peanut Worms)
    North Island, Also Western Australia to New South Wales, Tasmania, Kermadec Islands KAC
Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing 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
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil