NZ Mollusca

Fulgurofusus maxwelli Harasewych, 2011

Fulgurofusus maxwelli
Trawled at 760 metres, Bounty Plateau, 30mm
Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae: Columbariinae - Fulgurofusus
Family: TURBINELLIDAE: COLUMBARIINAE
Size/Grows to: Length 86mm
Distribution: Northern Bounty Trough, the Bounty Plateau, and the eastern margins of the Campbell Plateau, 476-1386 metres [C.F.M.An.]
Notes: Endemic
Some known Localities
  • W of Chatham Islands, 1148-1165 metres, NZ
  • Northern Bounty Trough, 1386 metres, NZ, (paratype) *2
  • Northern Bounty Trough, 1373 metres, NZ *2
  • Bounty Plateau, 875 metres, NZ
  • Bounty Plateau, 516-495 metres, NZ
  • Bounty Plateau, 726 metres, NZ
  • Bounty Plateau, 917 metres, NZ
  • Bounty Plateau, 710 metres, NZ
  • Bounty Plateau, 808-606 metres, NZ
  • Off Antipodes Islands, 476-540 metres, Sub-antarctic Islands, NZ
  • Campbell Plateau, 625 metres, NZ, (holotype, paratype) *2
References:
  • Harasewych, M.G. 2011: The Living Columbariinae (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Turbinellidae) of New Zealand, Zootaxa, 2744 (p.24)

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