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Orbitestellidae

  • Orbitestella hinemoa Mestayer, 1919
    Height 0.33mm, Width 1mm, Marine, Endemic
    Cook Strait, Fiordland, Otago, Foveaux Strait, Stewart Island, Snares and Chatham Islands CFMAnE.
  • Orbitestella parva (Finlay, 1924)
    (=vera)
    Height 0.35mm, Width 0.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Throughout New Zealand and southern Islands ACFMAnE.
  • Orbitestella toreuma Powell, 1930
    Height 0.7mm, Width 0.74mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands ACFME.
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