NZ Mollusca

Cominella (Eucominia) mirabilis Powell, 1929

Cominella mirabilis
Holotype, dredged in 179 metres, off Three Kings Islands, NZ (MA72051) © Auckland Museum CC BY
Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae - Cominella (Eucominia)
Family: BUCCINIDAE
Size/Grows to: Height 18mm, Width 8mm
Distribution: Off Three Kings Islands [A.]
Notes: Endemic
Some known Localities
  • SE of Great Island, 173-178 metres, Three Kings Islands, NZ *2
  • SW of Great Island, 440 metres, Three Kings Islands, NZ
  • S of Great Island, 179 metres, Three Kings Islands, NZ, (holotype)
References:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.195)

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