NZ Mollusca

Euthrenopsis otagoensis Powell, 1929

Euthrenopsis otagoensisHolotype, collected off Otago Heads, 110 metres (MA70306), 10mm © Auckland Museum CC BY
Euthrenopsis otagoensisDredged 120-200 metres, off Otago Heads, NZ, 11mm
Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae - Euthrenopsis
Family: BUCCINIDAE
Size/Grows to: Height 12mm, Width 5mm
Distribution: South Island. Kaikoura to Foveaux Strait [C.F.E.]
Some known Localities
  • Conway Rise, 400 metres, Kaikoura, Canterbury, NZ
  • Off Banks Peninsula, 146 metres, Canterbury, NZ
  • Pegasus Canyon wall, 329-183 metres, NE of Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, NZ
  • Pegasus Canyon, 505 metres, Canterbury, NZ
  • Head of Pegasus Canyon, 446 metres, Canterbury, NZ
  • Pegasus Canyon, 256-293 metres, NE Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, NZ
  • Off Oamaru, Otago, NZ
  • Karitane Canyon, 200 metres, off Otago Peninsula, NZ *2
  • Karitane Canyon, 220 metres, off Otago Peninsula, NZ
  • Karitane Canyon rim, 101-128 metres, NE of Otago Peninsula, NZ
  • Karitane Canyon, 100-97 metres, off Otago Peninsula, NZ *2
  • Off Eastern Otago, 520-600 metres, NZ
  • Taiaroa Canyon, 457-549 metres, Otago, NZ *2
  • Off Taiaroa Head, 80 metres, Otago, NZ
  • Off Taiaroa Head, 110 metres, Otago, NZ, (holotype)
  • NE of Cape Saunders, 105 metres, off Otago Peninsula, NZ
  • Off Taiaroa Head, 220 metres, Otago, NZ *2
  • Papanui Canyon, 540-490 metres, off Otago Peninsula, NZ
  • Off Taiaroa Head, 220 metres, Otago, NZ
  • Papanui Canyon, 348-220 metres, off Otago Peninsula, NZ
  • Papanui Canyon, 340-620 metres, off Otago Peninsula, NZ
  • Saunders Canyon, 457 metres, off Otago Head, NZ
  • SE of Cape Saunders, Otago, NZ
  • Off Taieri, 60 metres, S of Dunedin, Otago, NZ
  • Off Taieri, 150 metres, S of Dunedin, Otago, NZ
  • Off Taieri, 91 metres, S of Dunedin, Otago, NZ
  • Off Taieri, 180 metres, S of Dunedin, Otago, NZ
  • SE of Nugget Point, 140 metres, Otago, NZ
  • Foveaux Strait, 27 metres, NZ
  • Fishing grounds off Port Adventure, Stewart Island, NZ
more localities
References:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979 New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.200)
  • Beu, A.G. 1979 Bathyal Nukumaruan mollusca from Oaro, southern Marlborough, New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 22(1) (p.96)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1930 The Recent and Tertiary species of the Genus Buccinulum in New Zealand, with a review of related Genera and Families, Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 60 (p.89)

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

*2 © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND