NZ Mollusca

Cantharidus (Pseudomargarella) turneri (Powell, 1939)

Cantharidus (Pseudomargarella) turneri
On seaweed, Horseshoe Bay, Stewart Island, 9mm
Classification: Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda
Size/Grows to: Width 9mm, Height 8mm
Distribution: Stewart Island. On seaweed covered rocks [F.]
Notes: Endemic
Some known Localities
  • Fly Point, Halfmoon Bay, Stewart Island, NZ *2
  • Leasks Bay, Stewart Island, NZ
  • Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island, NZ, (holotype)
  • Cow Island, Stewart Island, NZ
  • Donald, K.M., Spencer, H.G. 2016: Phylogeographic patterns in New Zealand and temperate Australian cantharidines (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Trochidae: Cantharidinae): Trans-Tasman divergences are ancient, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 100 (p.341)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.51)
  • Gardner, N.W. Mar/1976: About the Genus Margarella, Poirieria, 8(3) (p.55)

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