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Cominella quoyana A. Adams, 1854Species Images
From off the Aldermen Islands. 21mm
(youngi form) - From the Far North. 21mm
Hermit crab in rock pool, Rarawa, Far North, NZ. 21mm
Hermit crab in rock pool, Rarawa, Far North, NZ. 19mm
A large specimen, hermit crab in rock pool, Rarawa, Far North, NZ. 24mm
Below low tide on sand, Henderson Bay, Far North, NZ. 20mm
Cominella (Cominula) quoyana A. Adams, 1854
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Buccinoidea (Superfamily) > Buccinidae (Family) > Cominella (Genus) > Cominula (Subgenus)
Family:
BUCCINIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 24mm, Width 10mm
Distribution:
Northern part of North Island to Mahia
Geographical Range:
ACE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic
Distribution Map
 
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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