NZ Mollusca

Penion lineatus Marshall, Hills & Vaux, 2018

Penion lineatus
From a crayfish pot off Three Kings Islands, Far North, NZ
Classification: Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family: BUCCINULIDAE
Distribution: King Bank, Middlesex Bank, Three Kings Islands and
northwest of Cape Reinga [A.]
Some known Localities
  • King Bank, NE of Three Kings Islands, 128 metres, NZ *2
  • Middlesex Bank, NW of Three Kings Islands, 206-211 metres, NZ *2
  • Off Great Island, 73-77 metres, Three Kings Islands, (paratype) *2
  • SE of Three Kings Islands, 138-143 metres *2
  • N of Cape Reinga, 88 metres, NZ, (paratype) *2
  • W of Cape Reinga, 78 metres, NZ, (paratype)
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References:
  • Marshall, B.A., Hills, S.F.K., Vaux, F. 2018: A new species of Penion P. Fischer, 1884 from northern New Zealand (Mollusca: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea), Molluscan Research (p.1)

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