Micrelenchus (Mawhero) purpureus (Gmelin, 1791)
|Classification:||Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Trochida (Order) > Trochoidea (Superfamily) > Trochidae (Family) > Cantharidinae (Subfamily) > Micrelenchus (Genus) > Mawhero (Subgenus)|
|Family: Subfamily||TROCHIDAE: CANTHARIDINAE|
|Size/Grows to:||Height 35mm, Width 21mm|
|Distribution:||North and South Island. On seaweed at low tide to about 120 metres|
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Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.
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