NZ Mollusca

Scrinium neozelanicum (Suter, 1908)

Scrinium neozelanicum
In beach drift, Doubtless Bay, Northland, 10mm
Scrinium neozelanicum
From beach drift, Northland, NZ, 9.5mm
Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda - Mitromorphidae - Scrinium
Family: MITROMORPHIDAE
Size/Grows to: Height 10mm, Width 5mm
Distribution: Northland to Bay of Plenty [A.]
Notes: Endemic
Some known Localities
  • Between islands E of Motuarohia (Roberton) Island, Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ
  • Taupiri Bay, Northland, NZ
  • W of Poor Knights, 110 metres, Northland, NZ
  • Whangarei Heads, 4 fathoms, Northland, NZ, (holotype)
  • Port Fitzroy, Great Barrier Island, Northland, NZ
  • Off Mayor Island, 84-150 metres, Bay of Plenty, NZ
References:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.236)

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