Species Images
In beach drift from the Far North. 11mm
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

Trochus (Camelotrochus) camelophorus Webster, 1906

Classification:Gastropoda - Vetigastropoda
Family:TROCHIDAE: TROCHINAE
Size/Grows to:Width 13mm, Height 11mm
Distribution:Off Three Kings Islands, Northland to East Cape. 0-228 metres and in beach drift
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.81)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.58)

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

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