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    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 approximation 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