Species Images
From shallow water, Whangarei Heads. 40mm
10 metres scuba, Bland Bay, Northland. 41mm
From off Northand East Coast. 40mm
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

Buccinulum pallidum powelli Ponder, 1971

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family:BUCCINULIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 40mm, Width 18mm
Distribution:Northland to East Cape
Geographical Range:AE.
References and Publications:
  • Scott, I. Sep/1989: A closer look at Buccinulum pallidum powelli (Ponder, 1971), Poirieria, 16(1) (p.7)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.198)
  • Ponder, W.F. 1971: A review of the New Zealand recent and fossil species of Buccinulum Deshayes (Mollusca: Neogastropoda: Buccinidae), Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 1(3) (p.247)