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Psammobiidae

  • Gari (Gobraeus) stangeri (Gray, 1843)
    Width 75mm, Height 45mm, Purple Sunset Shell. Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. Also Three Kings Islands ACFME.
  • Gari (Psammobia) convexa (Reeve, 1857)
    (=hodgei Willan)
    Length 85mm, Height 42mm, Pink Sunset Shell. Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Gari (Psammobia) lineolata (Gray, 1835)
    Length 65mm, Width 32mm, Pink Sunset Shell. Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Hiatula nitida (Gray, 1843)
    Length 50mm, Height 25mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Hiatula siliquens Willan, 1993
    (=siliqua of authors)
    Width 51mm, Height 28mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. Inhabits muddy sands of estuaries and harbours ACFE.
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