NZ Mollusca

Calliotropis (Calliotropis) acherontis Marshall, 1979

Calliotropis acherontis
Holotype collected 28 Oct 1975, SE of Chanter Islets, Raoul Island, NZ. (M.230816), 4mm © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
Calliotropis acherontis
Off Chanter Islets, 500-550 metres, Kermadecs, Height 4.3mm
Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda - Seguenziida - Calliotropidae - Calliotropis (Calliotropis)
Family: CALLIOTROPIDAE
Size/Grows to: Height 4.75mm, Diameter 3.45mm
Distribution: SE of Chanter Islets, Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands [K.]
Some known Localities
  • Norfolk Ridge, N of Norfolk Island, 750-774 metres, Australia *2
  • Off Chanter Islets, 500-550 metres, Kermadec Islands, (holotype) *2
  • Kiwi Seamount, Northern Three Kings Rise, 538-677 metres, Three Kings Islands, NZ *2
  • SW of Great Island, 427 metres, Three Kings Islands, NZ *2
  • Wanganella Bank, 785-800 metres, West Norfolk Ridge *2
  • SW of Great Island, 440 metres, Three Kings Islands, NZ
  • E of Great Barrier Island, 480-650 metres, Hauraki Gulf, NZ
References:
  • Marshall, B.A. 1979: The Trochidae and Turbinidae of the Kermadec Ridge (Mollusca: Gastropoda), New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 6(4) (p.529)

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