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Paratrophon cheesemani exsculptus Powell, 1933Species Images
Waikato, West Coast. 14mm
Found among the black mussel Xenostrobus neozelanicus. 18mm
Paratrophon cheesemani exsculptus Powell, 1933
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricoidea (Superfamily) > Muricidae (Family) > Pagodulinae (Subfamily) > Paratrophon (Genus)
Family: Subfamily
MURICIDAE: PAGODULINAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 20mm, Width 12mm
Distribution:
West Coast North and South Islands from Port Waikato to Jackson Bay, south of Haast
Geographical Range:
CE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic
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Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species. They have been adopted to give an approxomation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
K=
Kermadec Islands
A=
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
C=
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
F=
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
M=
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
An=
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
Fw =
Freshwater
L =
Land
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil