This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.
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Ref.: A. G. Beu, P.A. Maxwell, and RC Brazier. 1990. Cenozoic Mollusca of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 58
Proterato (Eratoena) waitakiensis
Ref.: F. A. Schilder. 1941. The Marine Mollusca of the Kendeng Beds (East Java) Gastropoda, part III (Families Eratoidae Cypraeidae, and Amphiperatidae). Leidsoho Geologische Mededeelingen 1:171-194
Ref.: C. A. Fleming. 1966. Marwick's Illustrations of New Zealand shells, with a checklist of New Zealand Cenozoic Mollusca. New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Bulletin 173