Species Images
Off Otago Peninsula, dredged 500 metres. 22mm
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

Cominella (Eucominia) mirabilis canturiensis (Dell, 1951)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family:BUCCINULIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 30mm, Width 14mm
Distribution:South Island. Chatham Rise and off Banks Peninsula
Geographical Range:CME.
References and Publications:
  • Morley, M.S. Sep/1989: Cominella mirabilis canturiensis (Dell, 1951), Poirieria, 16(1) (p.9)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.195)