NZ Mollusca

Scissurella manawatawhia Powell, 1937

Scissurella manawatawhia
MA72217. Paratype. Dredged off Three Kings Islands, 1mm © Auckland Museum CC BY
Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda - Lepetelllida - Scissurellidae - Scissurella
Family: SCISSURELLIDAE
Size/Grows to: Length 1mm, Width 1mm
Distribution: Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres [A.]
Notes: Endemic
Some known Localities
  • 37 km NE of Great Island, 550 metres, Three Kings Islands, NZ *2
  • Three Kings Trough, NW of Three Kings Islands, 622 metres, NZ *2
  • Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres, NZ, (holotype, paratype) *2
References:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.34)

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