Species Images
Collected off Otago Heads, 110 metres (MA70306). 10mm. © Auckland Museum CC BY
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.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
FW =
L =
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
I =

Euthrenopsis otagoensis Powell, 1929

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Size/Grows to:Height 12mm, Width 5mm
Distribution:South Island. Kaikoura to Foveaux Strait
Geographical Range:CFE.
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.200)
  • Beu, A.G. 1979: Bathyal Nukumaruan mollusca from Oaro, southern Marlborough, New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 22(1) (p.96)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1930: The Recent and Tertiary species of the Genus Buccinulum in New Zealand, with a review of related Genera and Families, Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 60 (p.89)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.

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