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Limacinidae

  • Heliconoides inflata (d'Orbigny, 1836)
    Marine
    Off Three Kings Islands 180 metres. Most warm and temperate seas as far south as Cape Horn and the Antarctic Circle AC
  • Limacina antarctica Woodward, 1854
    (=helicina of authors not Phipps)
    Marine
    Arctic and Antarctic regions. Auckland Island, and south to Ross Sea CFMAn
  • Limacina bulimoides (d'Orbigny, 1836)
    Height 2mm, Marine
    Worldwide. Off northern New Zealand ACFM
  • Limacina lesueurii (d'Orbigny, 1836)
    Marine
    South Island, Fiordland F
  • Limacina retroversa (J.Fleming, 1823)
    (=balea Möller)
    Marine
    Campbell Island. Northern and southern hemisphere temperate zones FMAn
  • Limacina trochiformis (d'Orbigny, 1836)
    Marine
    AC
  • Thielea helicoides Jeffreys, 1877
    Height 3.8mm, Width 3.8mm, Marine
    Off south west Otago 310 metres. Also North and South Atlantic FAn
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