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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Pteropoda (Order) > Cavolinioidea (Superfamily) > Cavoliniidae (Family) > Cavolinia (Genus)
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  • Cavolinia gibbosa (d'Orbigny, 1836)
    Marine
    Off north end of New Zealand. Most warm seas AC
  • Cavolinia globulosa (Gray, 1850)
    Length 5mm, Marine
    KA
  • Cavolinia inflexa (Lesueur, 1813)
    Height 7mm, Width 4.1mm, Marine
    Off Three Kings Islands. Most warm seas AC
  • Cavolinia tridentata (Forsskål, 1775)
    (=telemus of authors not Linnaeus)
    Length 15mm, Width 12mm, Marine
    Off Three Kings Islands to Fiordland and Chatham Islands. Most warm and temperate seas KACFMAn
  • Cavolinia uncinata (d'Orbigny, 1836)
    Marine
    Most warm seas. New Zealand AC
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