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Xylodisculidae

  • Xylodiscula eximia Marshall, 1988
    Width 1.95mm, Height 0.95mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off White Island, Bay of Plenty, 1075-1100 metres. Alive on wood AE.
  • Xylodiscula librata Marshall, 1988
    Width 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off White Island, 1075-1100 metres AE.
  • Xylodiscula osteophila Marshall, 1994
    Width 1.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Mernoo Bank, Chatham Rise. On whale skull CE.
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