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Struthiolaria papulosa (Martyn, 1784)Species Images
In beach drift, Bream Bay, Whangarei, NZ. 72mm
In beach drift, Bream Bay, Whangarei, NZ. Showing thinner immature lip. 65mm
On sandy beaches below low tide. 81mm
(gigas form) - Off Taiaroa Head, Otago, NZ. 87mm
From Ruakaka, south of Whangarei
Struthiolaria papulosa (Martyn, 1784)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Stromboidea (Superfamily) > Struthiolariidae (Family) > Struthiolaria (Genus) > papulosa (Species)
Family:
STRUTHIOLARIIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 105mm, Width 63mm
Synonymised Names:
=Buccinum coronarium Lightfoot, 1786
=Buccinum papulosum Martyn, 1784
=Murex stramineus Gmelin, 1791
=Struthiolaria (Struthiolaria) papulosa (Martyn, 1784)
=Struthiolaria gigas G.B. Sowerby II, 1842
=Struthiolaria nodosa Gray, 1835
=Struthiolaria nodulosa Lamarck, 1816
=Struthiolaria papillaris Gray, 1857
=Struthiolaria sulcata Jonas, 1839
=Struthiolaria tasmani L.C. King, 1933
Distribution:
North, South and Stewart Island. In shallow water, on sand flats in sheltered to open coasts
Geographical Range:
ACFE.
Notes:
Large Ostrich Foot, 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 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