NZ Mollusca

Venustatrochus youngi Marshall, 2016

Venustatrochus youngiHolotype, collected E of Chatham Islands, NZ, 900–1200 m, (M.158310), 41.2mm © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
Classification: Mollusca - Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda - Trochida - Calliostomatidae - Venustatrochus
Size/Grows to: Height 41.2mm, Diameter 40.2mm
Distribution: Eastern Chatham Rise, east of Chatham Islands, 900-1200 metres [M.]
Some known Localities
  • E of Chatham Islands, 900-1200 metres, Chatham Rise, 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.