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From low tide, Whangarei Heads. 115mm
From low tide, North Auckland
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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
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced

Cabestana spengleri (Perry, 1811)

Classification:Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Hypsogastropoda
Family:RANELLIDAE: CYMATIINAE
Size/Grows to:Length 188mm, Width 115mm
Distribution:North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. Low tide to about 15 fathoms. Also from Australia and Kermadec Islands
Geographical Range:K.ACFM
Notes:
Spenglers Trumpet
References and Publications:
  • Brook, F.J., Marshall, B.A. 1998: The coastal molluscan fauna of the northern Kermadec Islands, southwest Pacific Ocean, Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 28 (p.220)
  • Morley, M.S. Oct/1995: A Small Point - Features of the Protoconchs of Cymatium parthenopeum parthenopeum (Salis, 1793) and Cabestana spengleri (Perry, 1811): Ranellidae, Poirieria, 17(4)
  • Douglas, N. Aug/1985: Periostracum preservation, Poirieria, 14(2) (p.12)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.164)
  • Douglas, N. Mar/1968: Cabestana spengleri from Manukau Harbour, Poirieria, 4(3) (p.39)

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

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