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Holotype, collected 11 Nov 1962, E of Poor Knights Islands, NZ. (M.016274). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
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Key to 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

Columbarium veridicum Dell, 1963

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family:TURBINELLIDAE: COLUMBARIINAE
Size/Grows to:Height 91.4mm, Width 24mm
Distribution:Trawled east of Poor Knights Islands 560-620 metres, off Mayor Island, Bay of Plenty 753-826 metres, off White Island 685-705 metres, off Cape Runaway 818-898 metres
Geographical Range:AE.
References and Publications:
  • Harasewych, M.G. 2011: The Living Columbariinae (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Turbinellidae) of New Zealand, Zootaxa, 2744 (p.4)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.169)