NZ Mollusca

Antalis glaucarena Dell, 1953

Antalis glaucarena
Holotype of Dentalium glaucarena Dell, 1953, collected 4 November 1950, Chatham Rise, NZ. Te Papa (M.005678), 13mm © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
Classification: Mollusca - Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae - Antalis
Family: DENTALIIDAE
Size/Grows to: Length 26mm, Width 2.5mm
Distribution: Chatham Rise 350-550 metres, and Chatham Islands 600 metres [C.M.]
Notes: Endemic
Some known Localities
  • Chatham Rise, 549 metres, NZ
  • Chatham Rise, 361 metres, NZ, (holotype of Dentalium glaucarena Dell, 1953)
  • SE of Pitt Island, 604 metres, Chatham Islands, NZ *2
References:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.353)

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