Species Images
Waitemata Harbour, Auckland. On mud flats. 16mm
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

Zeacumantus subcarinatus (G.B.Sowerby II, 1855)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Sorbeoconcha
Family:BATILLARIIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 16mm, Width 6mm
Distribution:North Island and northern part of South Island, and Chatham Islands. Introduced to New South Wales, Australia & now established
Geographical Range:ACFME.
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.131)