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Ranella olearium (Linnaeus, 1758)Species Images
A deeper water species, trawled 400m off the Aldermen Islands, Bay of Plenty. 165mm
Ranella olearium (Linnaeus, 1758)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Tonnoidea (Superfamily) > Ranellidae (Family) > Ranella (Genus) > olearium (Species)
Family:
RANELLIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 200mm, Width 100mm
Genus Synonyms:
=Argobuccinum (Ranella) Lamarck, 1816
=Eugyrina Dall, 1904
=Gyrina Schumacher, 1817
=Gyrinopsis Dall, 1925
=Mayena Iredale, 1917
=Ranella (Apollon) Montfort, 1810
Synonymised Names:
=Argobuccinum (Ranella) giganteum (Lamarck, 1816)
=Cymatium olearium (Linnaeus, 1758)
=Gyrina maculata Schumacher, 1817
=Mayena multinodosa Bucknill, 1927
=Murex boveus Risso, 1826
=Murex reticularis Born, 1780
=Ranella (Apollon) gigantea Lamarck, 1816
=Ranella barcellosi Matthews, Rios & Coelho, 1973
=Ranella incerta Michelotti, 1847
=Ranella ostenfeldi Iredale, 1937
=Ranella reticularis Born, 1780
=Triton olearium (Linnaeus, 1758)
Distribution:
Off North, South and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
ACFM
Notes:
Marine
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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