Species Images
Found under rocks at about 15-20 metres. 12mm
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.
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

Clanculus (Paraclanculus) peccatus (Finlay, 1927)

Classification:Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda
Family:TROCHIDAE: TROCHINAE
Size/Grows to:Height 12mm, Width 12mm
Distribution:Northland to East Cape. In beach drift and below low tide to over 25 metres
Geographical Range:AE.
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A. 1998: A review of the Recent Trochini of New Zealand (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Trochidae), Molluscan Research, 19 (p.100)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.60)