Species Images
NW of Fleetwood Bluff, Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands. 154 metres
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

Morum (Oniscidia) bruuni (Powell, 1958)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family:HARPIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 38mm
Distribution:Known from only a few specimens from Kermadec Islands, Tasman and Taupo Sea Mounts (380 km east of Newcastle) and from one specimen from off Botany Bay, NSW
Geographical Range:K.
References and Publications:
  • Emerson, W.K. 1990: New records for western Pacific Morum (Gastropoda: Harpidae) with biogeographic implications, The Veliger, 33 (p.148)
  • Beu, A.G. 1976: Revision of the Southwest Pacific species of Morum (Onischidia) (Gastropoda: Cassidae), Journal of the Malacological Society of Australia, 3 (p.225)