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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 approxomation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
Kermadec Islands
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
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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Gastropoda (Phylum) > Mollusca (Subphylum) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Mitroidea (Superfamily) > Mitridae (Family)
Genus: Cancilla (Domiporta)map >
Cancilla (Domiporta) strangei (Angas, 1867) (=nodostaminea Hedley, =M.franciscana Tenison-Woods, =M.tasmantis Laseron)
Height 25mm
Australia and the Kermadec Islands, 7-376 metres [K.]
Genus: Cancilla (Ziba)map >
Cancilla (Ziba) cernohorskyi (Rehder & Wilson, 1975)
Length 28mm
Kermadec Islands [K.]
Kermadec Islands [K.]
Height 32mm, Width 10mm, Endemic
Kermadec Islands [K.]
Genus: Mitra (Mitra)map >
Mitra (Mitra) mitra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Height 40-180mm
Indo-W Pacific, Red Sea, Galápagos, Kermadec Islands [K.]
Genus: Mitra (Nebularia)map >
Height 9-35mm
Indo-W Pacific, Kermadec Islands [K.]
Genus: Mitra (Strigatella)map >
Height 20-31mm
E Africa, Indo-W Pacific, Kermadec Islands [K.]
Height 6.5-8mm
Kermadec Islands [K.]
Genus: Neocancillamap >
Neocancilla takiisaoi (Kuroda, 1959)
Length 49mm
From Japan to Taiwan, New Caledonia, off Lord Howe Island, and Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands [K.]
Mitridae: Isarinae
Genus: Isaramap >
Isara carbonaria Swainson, 1822 (=maoria Finlay, =Mitra carbonaria Swainson)
Height 77mm, Width 23mm, Feeds on Sipunculida (Peanut Worms)
North Island, Also Western Australia to New South Wales, Tasmania, Kermadec Islands [K.AC]