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Lamellaria ophione Gray, 1850Species Images
In beach drift, Rarawa, Far North. 8mm
Alive under a rock at low tide, Far North, NZ. animal 10-12mm
Alive under a rock at low tide, Far North, NZ. animal 10-12mm
Lamellaria ophione Gray, 1850
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeoidea (Superfamily) > Velutinidae (Family) > Lamellariinae (Subfamily) > Lamellaria (Genus)
Family: Subfamily
VELUTINIDAE: LAMELLARIINAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 18mm, Width 15mm
Distribution:
Kermadecs, North and South Island, more common in north
Geographical Range:
KACE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic
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Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing 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
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil