NZ Mollusca

Splendrillia (Splendrillia) jacula Dell, 1956

Splendrillia jacula
Holotype, collected 16 August 1955, Taiaroa Canyon, off Otago Peninsula, NZ (M.009755), 12mm © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda - Drilliidae - Splendrillia (Splendrillia)
Family: DRILLIIDAE
Size/Grows to: Height 12mm, Width 4mm
Distribution: Off eastern Otago, 550 metres [F.]
Notes: Endemic
Some known Localities
  • Taiaroa Canyon, 549 metres, Otago, NZ, (holotype) *2
References:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.233)

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