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Nystiellidae

  • Iphitus neozelanicus (Dell, 1956)
    Height 3.3mm, Width 2.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Cook Strait to Chatham Islands. Trawled from around 250-900 metres CME.
  • Murdochella alacer Finlay, 1926
    Height 4.7mm, Width 1.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off North Cape and Northland AE.
  • Murdochella levifoliata (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
    Height 5.7mm, Width 1.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off North, South, Stewart, Chathams and Snares Islands ACMAnE.
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