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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.
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
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Heterobranchia - Architectonicidae - Adelphotectonica
Genus: Adelphotectonicamap >
Adelphotectonica nomotoi (Kosuge, 1979)
Width 13mm, Proxumbilical rib absent
Known from disjunct localities in southern Africa, New Caledonia, New Zealand and the Midway Islands. Sublittoral to upper bathyal (depth records between 74 and 430 m), live records from 100-115 m [A]
Adelphotectonica reevei (Hanley, 1862)
Height 18mm, Width 25mm
Northland to Bay of Plenty. Also Kermadec Islands and New South Wales, Australia [K.A]