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Species List for Subfamily: Peristerniinae
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  • Subfamily: Peristerniinae

  • Taron albocostus Ponder, 1968
    Height 15mm, Width 6mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland to East Cape
    AE.
  • Taron dubius (Hutton, 1878)
    Height 22mm, Width 10mm
    Marine, Endemic, Animal is bright red
    Northland to Cook Strait. Intertidal to over 20 metres
    ACE.
  • Taron mouatae Powell, 1940
    Height ~40mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland offshore islands
    AE.
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