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Species List for Family: Philinidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Euthyneura (Infraclass) > Tectipleura (Subterclass) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Philinoidea (Superfamily) > Philinidae (Family)
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  • Family: Philinidae

  • Philine angasi Crosse & Fischer, 1865
    Height 26mm, Width 20mm, Marine, Without sculpture other than axial growth lines
    Northern North Island to Bay of Plenty. Also New South Wales, Australia AC
  • Philine auriformis Suter, 1909
    Height 16mm, Width 12mm, Marine, Sculptured with beaded spirals
    North, South and Stewart Island. Introduced and now established in California ACF
  • Philine constricta Murdoch & Suter, 1906
    Height 5mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Philine powelli Rudman, 1970
    Height 9mm, Width 7mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFE.
  • Philine umbilicata Murdoch & Suter, 1906
    Height 3.5mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Islands AFME.
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 approximation 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