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Epitonium tenellum (Hutton, 1885)Species Images
In beach drift, in sheltered areas. 14mm
Epitonium (Papyriscala) tenellum (Hutton, 1885)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Ptenoglossa (Order) > Epitonioidea (Superfamily) > Epitoniidae (Family) > Epitonium (Genus) > Papyriscala (Subgenus)
Family:
EPITONIIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 20mm, Width 9mm
Distribution:
Northland to Bay of Plenty, in silty sand. Also Queensland to Victoria, Australia
Geographical Range:
ACE.
Notes:
Wentletrap. Marine, Endemic. In sheltered shallow water, on silty sand
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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