NZ Mollusca
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Taron dubius
Taron dubius
A typically encrusted shell, low tide on rock, Henderson Bay, Far North, NZ
Bulla quoyii
Bulla quoyii
Crawling on seaweed at low tide, Henderson Bay, Far North, NZ
Glaucilla bennettae
Glaucilla bennettae
A pelagic species, occasionally washing up on northern beaches. Tapotupotu Bay, Far North, NZ
Dendrodoris denisoni
Dendrodoris denisoni
Below low tide on Corallina algae, Whangaparapa Peninsula, Auckland, NZ
Mimachlamys sanguinea
Mimachlamys sanguinea
Attached to boat hull originally from Sydney, Australia, and washed up at Henderson Bay, Far North, NZ
Scaeochlamys livida
Scaeochlamys livida
Attached to boat hull originally from Sydney, Australia, and washed up at Henderson Bay, Far North, NZ
Zelithophaga truncata
Zelithophaga truncata
Buried in soft mudstone at mid/low tide, Whangaparaoa Peninsula, Auckland, NZ
Dolabrifera brazieri
Dolabrifera brazieri
In rock pools at low tide, Far North, NZ
Anatoma regia
Anatoma regia
Dredged 300-600 metres, Papanui Canyon, Otago, NZ
Euthrenopsis otagoensis
Euthrenopsis otagoensis
Dredged 120-200 metres, off Otago Heads, NZ
Parvamussium retiolum
Parvamussium retiolum
Trawled West Norfolk Ridge, 850-900 metres, NZ
Hastula penicillata
Hastula penicillata
Raoul Island, Kermadecs
Ceratosoma amoenum
Ceratosoma amoenum
In a rock pool, Far North, NZ
Calliotropis acherontis
Calliotropis acherontis
Off Chanter Islets, 500-550 metres, Kermadecs
Gigantidas gladius
Gigantidas gladius
Dredged in 300 metres, Rumble III Seamount, Kermadec Islands
Janthina exigua
Janthina exigua
Washed up on beach after storm, Far North, NZ
Aplysia parvula
Aplysia parvula
Seen in rock pools, Far North, NZ
Benthomodiolus lignocola
Benthomodiolus lignocola
Trawled on sunken wood, 900-1200 metres, east of Cape Kidnappers, NZ
Doris wellingtonensis
Doris wellingtonensis
Seen in a rock pool, Far North, NZ
Octopus tetricus
Octopus tetricus
Sublittoral, about 30 cm deep, Henderson Bay, Far North, NZ
Cellana radians
Cellana radians
Intertidally on a rock, Karikari Peninsula, Northland, NZ
Rissoina zonata
Rissoina zonata
In a low tidal rock pool, Doubtless Bay, Northland, NZ
Philine powelli
Philine powelli
Found on the drift line. Far North, NZ
Trimusculus conica
Trimusculus conica
In shallow cave at low tide, Far North, NZ
Baeolidia australis
Baeolidia australis
In a shallow sandy rock pool, Far North, NZ
Agnewia tritoniformis
Agnewia tritoniformis
From shallow water, Northland, NZ
Aphelodoris luctuosa
Aphelodoris luctuosa
Tapotupotu Bay, Far North, in a rock pool at low tide
Acanthochitona zelandica
Acanthochitona zelandica
Henderson Bay, Far North. Under rocks at low tide

New Species

The following species have recently been added to our NZ fauna.

Name Changes

The following species have recently had name changes.