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Paratrophon patens (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1854)Species Images
Farewell Spit, Nelson. 21mm
Paratrophon patens (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1854)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricoidea (Superfamily) > Muricidae (Family) > Pagodulinae (Subfamily) > Paratrophon (Genus) > patens (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
MURICIDAE: PAGODULINAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 24mm, Width 15mm
Distribution:
South Island and Stewart Island. On exposed rocky shores
Geographical Range:
CFE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic, Lamellose within the grooves
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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