NZ Mollusca

Splendrillia (Splendrillia) otagoensis Powell, 1942

Splendrillia otagoensis
Holotype, collected off Oamaru, Northern Otago, NZ (MA71122) © Auckland Museum CC BY
Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda - Drilliidae - Splendrillia (Splendrillia)
Family: DRILLIIDAE
Size/Grows to: Height 7.5mm, Width 3mm
Distribution: Bay of Plenty, Off Oamaru, Otago and Stewart Island [A.F.M.]
Notes: Endemic
Some known Localities
  • Bay of Plenty, NZ
  • Off Oamaru, 91 metres, Northern Otago, NZ, (holotype)
  • Paterson Inlet, 24 metres, Stewart Island, NZ
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.