NZ Mollusca

Venustatrochus galateae Marshall, 2016

Venustatrochus galateaeHolotype, collected West Norfolk Ridge, W of Cape Reinga, NZ. (M.160786), 29mm © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda - Trochida - Calliostomatidae - Venustatrochus
Size/Grows to: Height 29mm, Diameter 28mm
Distribution: West Norfolk Ridge, 521-539 metres [K.]
Some known Localities
  • W of Cape Reinga, 521-539 metres, NZ, (holotype)
  • Marshall, B.A. 2016 New species of Venustatrochus Powell, 1951 from New Zealand, and new species of Falsimargarita Powell, 1951 and a new genus of the Calliostomatidae from the southwest Pacific, with comments on some other calliostomatid genera (Mollusca: Gastropoda), Molluscan Research, 36(2) (p.125)

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