Species Images
From 450-550m off Wanganella Bank, Norfolk Ridge
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 =

Profundiconus teramachii (Kuroda, 1956)

Classification:Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conoidea (Superfamily) > Conidae (Family) > Profundiconus (Genus)
Distribution:Kermadec Islands, 545-595 metres. Wanganella Bank, 422-437 metres. Kiwi Seamount, northern Three Kings Rise, 300-823 metres
Geographical Range:KA
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.4)
  • 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.499)

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

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