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Key to 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.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Lepetelllida (Order) > Scissurelloidea (Superfamily) > Larocheidae (Family)
Genus: Bathyxylophilamap >
Bathyxylophila excelsa Marshall, 1988
Height 1.3mm, Diameter 1.55mm, Endemic
North, central NZ & Chatham Islands, deep. Chatham Rise. On sunken logs [ACM]
Bathyxylophila iota Marshall, 1988
Height 0.67mm, Diameter 0.7mm, Endemic
Central NZ, Chatham Rise & Chatham Islands, deep [CM]
Bathyxylophila pusilla Marshall, 1988
Height 0.83mm, Diameter 1.02mm, Endemic
North Island. Off White Island, Bay of Plenty [A]
Genus: Larocheamap >
Larochea miranda Finlay, 1927
Width 1.1mm, Height 0.5mm, Endemic
Off Northland, in shell sand [A]
Larochea scitula Marshall, 1993
Height 1.1mm, Width 1.2mm, Endemic
Wanganella Bank, West Norfolk Ridge [AC]
Larochea secunda Powell, 1937
Width 0.9mm, Height 0.9mm, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres [A]
Larochea spirata Geiger & Marshall, 2012
Height 1.35mm, Width 1.54mm, Endemic
West Norfolk Ridge, W of Cape Reinga, New Zealand, 785-800 metres [A]
Genus: Larocheopsismap >
Larocheopsis amplexa Marshall, 1993
Width 1.5mm, Height 1.5mm, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands [A]
Larocheopsis macrostoma Geiger & Marshall, 2012
Height 0.79mm, Width 1.22mm, Endemic
Seamount 130 km S of Esperance Rock, Kermadec Ridge, 538 metres [A]
Genus: Trogloconchamap >
Trogloconcha tesselata Kase & Kano, 2002
Kermadec Islands [K.]