Northland. Occasionally empty shells washed up on east coast beaches
References and Publications
Beu, A.G. 1998 Indo-West Pacific Ranellidae, Bursidae and Personidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda): A monograph of the New Caledonian fauna and revisions of related taxa, Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 178 (p.83)
Beu, A.G., Maxwell, P.A. 1990 Cenozoic Mollusca of New Zealand, New Zealand Geological Survey, 58 (p.355)
Grange, R.C. Nov/1983 A new record for New Zealand. Linatella cutacea (Link, 1816), Poirieria, 13(2) (p.4)
Beu, A.G. 1976 New records of Cymatiidae (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia) from Kapitean to Castlecliffian (Late Miocene to Early Pleistocene) rocks of East Cape District, New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 19(2) (p.308)
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 approximation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
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