NZ Mollusca

Aeneator attenuatus Powell, 1927

Aeneator attenuatus
Holotype, collected off Ninety Mile Beach, Far North, NZ (MA72002) © Auckland Museum CC BY
Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae - Aeneator
Family: BUCCINIDAE
Size/Grows to: Height 65mm, Width 25mm
Distribution: North Island, off Ahipara, Ninety Mile Beach [A.]
Notes: Endemic. Sculpture of fine spiral cords. Lirate within aperture
Some known Localities
  • Off Ninety Mile Beach, 180-200 metres, Far North, NZ
  • Off Ahipara, 42 metres, Far North, NZ, (holotype)
References:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.202)

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