NZ Mollusca


Genus: Aeneatormap >
Aeneator attenuatus Powell, 1927
Height 65mm, Width 25mm, Marine, Endemic. Sculpture of fine spiral cords. Lirate within aperture
North Island, off Ahipara, Ninety Mile Beach AE.
Height 60mm, Width 30mm, Marine, Endemic
North Island, Northland to Bay of Plenty in deep water to about 300 fathoms AE.
Aeneator comptus (Finlay, 1924)
Height 60mm, Width 24mm, Marine, Endemic. Sculpture of strong vertical axial folds
North Island. Bay of Plenty to Mahia, and northern South Island ACE.
Aeneator elegans (Suter, 1917)
Height 41mm, Width 18mm, Marine, Endemic. Strongly ribbed and shouldered species, compared to A. valedicta
Central and southern New Zealand CFE.
Aeneator galatheae Powell, 1958
Height 40mm, Width 15mm, Marine, Endemic
Fiordland, South Island FE.
Height 45mm, Width 21mm, Marine, Endemic. Axial ribs on shoulders
North Island, Bay of Plenty AE.
Aeneator otagoensis Finlay, 1930 (=cookianus Dell)
Height 93mm, Width 43mm, Marine, Endemic
East Cape to Otago Heads CFE.
Aeneator recens (Dell, 1951)
Height 61mm, Width 31mm, Marine, Endemic
South Island, off Eastern Otago and Chatham Rise CFME.
Aeneator valedictus (Watson, 1886)
Height 50mm, Width 22mm, Marine, Endemic. Has axial sculpture only as nodules around the shoulder angle
South Island and Chatham Islands CFME.
Genus: Antarctodomusmap >
Length 34mm, Width 20mm, Marine, Endemic
Northern Mernoo Slope 1568 metres. Bounty Trough 1386 metres CFE.
Genus: Antarctoneptuneamap >
Antarctoneptunea aurora (Hedley, 1916)
Ross Sea, Antarctica An
Antarctoneptunea benthicolus Dell, 1956 (=delli Powell)
Height 100mm, Width 40mm, Marine, Endemic
Deep water off North,South, Stewart Island and Chatham Rise ACFMAnE.
Genus: Austrofususmap >
Austrofusus chathamensis (Finlay, 1928)
Height 60mm, Width 33mm, Marine, Endemic
Chatham Islands. Off Cook Strait, Wellington CME.
Austrofusus glans (Röding, 1798) (=agrestior Finlay,1927, =tragulatus Iredale,1937)
Height 88mm, Width 41mm, Knobbed Whelk. Marine, Endemic
Throughout New Zealand, including Stewart Island ACFE.
Genus: Buccinulummap >
Buccinulum colensoi (Suter, 1908)
Height 22mm, Width 11mm, Marine, Endemic
North Island. East Cape to Wairarapa CE.
Height 25mm, Width 12mm, Marine, Endemic
South Island, off eastern Otago. Chatham Islands FME.
Height 33mm, Width 16mm, Marine, Endemic
North Island east coast ACE.
Buccinulum linea (Martyn, 1784)
Height 49mm, Width 23mm, Marine, Endemic
North, South and Chatham Islands. Under rocks from low tide ACFME.
Buccinulum mariae Powell, 1940
Height 20mm, Width 11mm, Marine, Endemic
Northland east coast to Bay of Plenty and East Cape AE.
Buccinulum pallidum Finlay, 1928
Height 45mm, Width 21mm, Marine, Endemic
Southern North Island from Mahia to Stewart Island, Chatham Islands CFME.
Height 40mm, Width 18mm, Marine, Endemic
Northland to East Cape AE.
Buccinulum pertinax (Martens, 1878)
Height 45mm, Width 21mm, Marine, Endemic
Southern half of South Island, Stewart, Chatham, Snares, Antipodes, Auckland and Campbell Islands FMAnE.
Height 37mm, Width 17mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Taiaroa Head, Otago, and Banks Peninsula CFE.
Buccinulum robustum Powell, 1929
Height 21mm, Width 9mm, Marine, Endemic
Nortland to East Cape AE.
Buccinulum vittatum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (=littorinoides Reeve)
Height 26mm, Width 12mm, Marine, Endemic
North, South, and Stewart Island ACFAnE.
Height 33mm, Width 15mm, Marine, Endemic
Chatham Islands ME.
Genus: Calagrassormap >
Height 16mm, Width 7mm, Marine
North Island. East of the Aldermen Islands, Bay of Plenty to East Cape. On waterlogged wood around 400-500 metres. Also Philippines and the SW Indian Ocean A
Genus: Cominella (Cominella)map >
Cominella (Cominella) adspersa (Bruguière, 1789)
Length 65mm, Width 40mm, Marine, Endemic
North Island, northern part of South Island and Chatham Islands ACME.
Length 45mm, Width 23mm, Marine, Endemic
North Island, northern part of South Island and Chatham Islands ACME.
Genus: Cominella (Cominista)map >
Height 24mm, Width 13mm, Mud Whelk. Marine, Endemic
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
Genus: Cominella (Cominula)map >
Height 20mm, Width 9mm, Marine, Endemic
Northland west coast AE.
Height 23mm, Width 12mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands, Northern AE.
Height 22mm, Width 11mm, Marine, Endemic
Northern North Island AE.
Height 24mm, Width 10mm, Marine, Endemic
Northern part of North Island to Mahia ACE.
Height 21mm, Width 12mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands in 20-50 metres AE.
Height 31mm, Width 20mm, Marine, Endemic
North Island east coast. East Cape to Mahia, below low tide CE.
Cominella (Cominula) virgata H. & A. Adams, 1853 (=brookesi Powell)
Height 40mm, Width 19mm, Marine, Endemic
North Island and upper South Island ACE.
Genus: Cominella (Eucominia)map >
Height 27mm, Width 12mm, Marine
Off Chatham Islands to Chatham Rise CM
Cominella (Eucominia) elegantula Powell, 1946 (=marlboroughensis Powell,1946)
Height 28mm, Width 13mm, Marine, Endemic. Pronounced shoulder sulcus and thin axial ribbing
Cook Strait to Cape Campbell CE.
Height 18mm, Width 8mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands AE.
Cominella (Eucominia) mirabilis canturiensis (Dell, 1951) (=nuptialis Dell,1953)
Height 30mm, Width 14mm, Marine, Endemic
South Island. Chatham Rise and off Banks Peninsula CME.
Height 15mm, Width 8mm, Marine, Endemic. Large protoconch
Off South Island, West Coast, Fiordland, Otago and Chatham Rise CFME.
Cominella (Eucominia) nassoides (Reeve, 1846) (=foveauxana Powell)
Height 50mm, Width 25mm, Marine, Endemic
Stewart Island and Foveaux Strait FE.
Height 60mm, Width 28mm, Marine, Endemic
Chatham Islands, probably sub-recent ME.
Height 35mm, Width 18mm, Marine, Endemic
Fiordland, about 20-70 metres FE.
Height 55mm, Width 33mm, Marine, Endemic
Chatham Island ME.
Height 56mm, Width 28mm, Marine, Endemic
Auckland and Campbell Islands, 70-80 metres AnE.
Height 75mm, Width 37mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Taiaroa Head, Otago, to Cook Strait FE.
Height 56mm, Width 28mm, Marine, Endemic
South Island. Mernoo Bank, Chatham Rise to Banks Peninsula. Off Puysegur Point, Fiordland CE.
Height 20mm, Width 10mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Taiaroa Head, Otago, to Foveaux Strait and Stewart Island FE.
Genus: Euthrenopsismap >
Height 9mm, Width 4mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Bounty Islands, 90 metres AnE.
Height 12mm, Width 5mm, Marine, Endemic
South Island. Kaikoura to Foveaux Strait CFE.
Euthrenopsis venusta Powell, 1929
Height 15mm, Width 6mm, Marine, Endemic
South Island, off Oamaru FE.
Genus: Nassaria (Microfusus)map >
Northern A
Nassaria (Microfusus) solida Kuroda & Habe, 1961
Length 42mm, Marine
Japan, NE Australia, Norfolk Island, Kermadecs, New Caledona and northern NZ KA
Nassaria (Microfusus) spinigera Hayashi & Habe, 1965 (=miriamae Dell)
Height 55mm, Width 28mm, Marine
Kiwi Seamount, north of NZ and Kermadec Islands KA
Genus: Pareuthriamap >
Pareuthria fuscata (Bruguière, 1789) (=campbelli Filhol)
Height 33mm, Width 18mm, Marine, Endemic
Campbell and Antipodes Islands, in low tidal pools AnE.
Genus: Penionmap >
Penion chathamensis (Powell, 1938)
Height 244mm, Width 106mm, Marine, Endemic
Chatham Rise to Chatham Islands, trawled around 400-450 metres ME.
Penion cuvierianus (Powell, 1927) (=dilatatus of authors)
Height 220mm, Width 85mm, Marine, Endemic
North Island to Cook Strait and Tasman Bay ACE.
Height 150mm, Width 65mm, Marine, Endemic
Cook Strait to Tasman Bay CE.
Penion fairfieldae (Powell, 1947)
Height 156mm, Width 65mm, Marine, Endemic. Solid, shorter spire, with wide shoulders and axial folds
South Island, off Otago Heads FE.
Penion lineatus Marshall, Hills & Vaux, 2018
King Bank, Middlesex Bank, Three Kings Islands and northwest of Cape Reinga A
Penion ormesi (Powell, 1927)
Height 200mm, Width 75mm, Marine, Endemic. Slender with tall spire
From Northland down to Cape Campbell and Cook Strait ACE.
Penion sulcatus (Lamarck, 1816) (=dilatatus Quoy & Gaimard)
Height 160mm, Width 65mm, Siphon Whelk. Marine, Endemic
North and South Islands, intertidal to about 50 fathoms ACE.
Genus: Phos (Phos)map >
Phos (Phos) hirasei G.B. Sowerby III, 1913
Length 38mm, Width 17mm, Marine
Kermadec Islands, Indo-Pacific K
Genus: Phos (Strongylocera)map >
Length 15mm, Marine
Mozambique, Philippines, Australia and Kermadec Islands K
Genus: Prosiphomap >
Prosipho tomlini Powell, 1957
Height 13mm, Width 7mm, Marine, Endemic
Macquarie Island 69 metres AnE.