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Off New Caledonia, 323-331 metres. 24mm. Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris
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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

Timbellus richeri (Houart, 1987)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Neogastropoda
Family:MURICIDAE: MURICINAE
Size/Grows to:Length 28mm
Distribution:North Island, E. of Poor Knights Islands. Also off New Caledonia
Geographical Range:A
References and Publications:
  • Houart, R. 2012: The Timbellus richeri complex (Gastropoda: Muricidae) in the southwest Pacific, Novapex, 13 (p.91)
  • Houart, R. 1986: Description of three new muricid Gastropods from the south-western pacific ocean with comments on new geographical data., Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 4(8) (p.758)

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