Quick Search
Stephopoma roseum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)Species Images
Leigh, Northland, in beach drift. 31mm
Large clump washed up around rocks, Tapotupotu Bay, Far North, NZ. Clump measured approx. 30-40cm wide
Stephopoma roseum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Sorbeoconcha (Order) > Cerithioidea (Superfamily) > Siliquariidae (Family) > Stephopoma (Genus) > roseum (Species)
Family:
SILIQUARIIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Length 35mm
Distribution:
Northland to Hauraki Gulf
Geographical Range:
ACE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic, Often seen in large intertwined clumps growing together
Distribution Map
 
References and Publications

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 approximation 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