Species Images
From approx. 95 metres off Ranfurly Bank, East Cape
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
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Conasprella (Endemoconus) howelli Iredale, 1929

Classification:Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conoidea (Superfamily) > Conidae (Family) > Conasprella (Genus) > Endemoconus (Subgenus)
Size/Grows to:Length 28mm, Width 14mm
Distribution:Off Three Kings Islands, Wanganella Bank and Lord Howe Island. Bay of Plenty, Off White Island
Geographical Range:[A]
References and Publications:
  • Puillandre, N., Duda, T.F., Meyer, C., Olivera, B.M., Bouchet, P. 2015: One, four or 100 genera? A new classification of the cone snails, Journal of Molluscan Studies, 81 (p.5)
  • Adams, R. Oct/1995: Conilithes wollastoni, Maxwell and Cone Shells in NZ, Poirieria, 17(4) (p.8)
  • Marshall, B.A. 1981: New records of Conidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the New Zealand region, New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 8(4) (p.495)

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

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