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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.
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
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced

Nacella kerguelensis (E.A.Smith, 1877)

Classification:Gastropoda - Patellogastropoda
Family:NACELLIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 80mm, Width 65mm
Distribution:Macquarie Island. Also Kerguelen & Heard Island
Geographical Range:An
Notes:
Macquarie Island record based on 4 beach worn shells found in 1914, which may have drifted there on floating kelp
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.42)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.