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Aplustridae

  • Hydatina albocincta (Van der Hoeven, 1839)
    Height 42mm, Width 36mm, Marine
    Northland east coast harbours. Also Japan to northern Australia A
  • Hydatina physis (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Height 50mm, Width 42mm, Rose Petal Bubble Shell. Marine
    Worldwide in warm seas. Northland east coast to Coromandel KA
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