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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
FW =
L =
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
I =
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricoidea (Superfamily) > Muricidae (Family) > Coralliophilinae (Subfamily) > Coralliophila (Genus)
Genus: Coralliophilamap >
Height 26mm, Width 19mm
Kermadec Islands. Off Poor Knights Islands, Northland KA
Coralliophila monodonta (Blainville, 1832) (=madreporarum G.B.Sowerby I)
Height 30mm
Kermadec Islands K
Coralliophila radula (A. Adams, 1855)
Length 28mm, Width 21mm
Kermadec Islands K
Coralliophila sertata (Hedley, 1903)
Height 22mm, Width 12mm
Off Three Kings Islands and Northland to East Cape KA
Coralliophila solutistoma Kuroda & Shikama in Shikama, 1966
Length 27mm, Width 16mm
Kermadec Islands K
Height 13.75, Width 8mm, Endemic
Kermadec Islands and northern NZ KA
Coralliophila squamosissima (E.A. Smith, 1876) (=Neothais clathrata Willan not A.Adams, =sertata Brook & Marshall not Hedley)
Height 30mm, Width 21mm
South Africa, Indo-West Pacific, Australia, Kermadec Islands and Northland east coast KA