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Alcithoe wilsonae (Powell, 1933)Species Images
(wilsonae form) - Trawled off the Chatham Islands. 111mm
(grahami form) - Trawled off Snares Bank, Sub-antarctic Islands, NZ
(smithi form) - Trawled off Otago Heads. 109mm
(knoxi form) - Off the south of New Zealand. 71mm
(acuminata form) - Trawled 400 metres, Chatham Rise. 90mm
Alcithoe wilsonae (Powell, 1933)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Volutoidea (Superfamily) > Volutidae (Family) > Cymbiinae (Subfamily) > Alcithoe (Genus) > wilsonae (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
VOLUTIDAE: CYMBIINAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 90mm, Width 35mm
Genus Synonyms:
=Alcithoe (Leporemax) Iredale, 1937
=Gilvostia Iredale, 1937
=Leporemax Iredale, 1937
=Pachymelon (Palomelon) Finlay, 1926
=Palomelon Finlay, 1926
=Voluta (Alcithoe) H. & A. Adams, 1853
=Waihaoia (Palomelon) Finlay, 1926
=Waihaoia (Teremelon) Marwick, 1926
Synonymised Names:
=Alcithoe chathamensis (Dell, 1956)
=Alcithoe knoxi (Dell, 1956)
=Alcithoe wilsonae acuminata Bail & Limpus, 2005
=Alcithoe wilsonae wilsonae (Powell, 1933)
=Leporemax chathamensis Dell, 1956
=Pachymelon (Palomelon) grahami Powell, 1965
=Pachymelon (Palomelon) smithi Powell, 1950
=Pachymelon (Palomelon) wilsonae Powell, 1933
=Teremelon knoxi Dell, 1956
Distribution:
Off eastern Otago, Chatham Rise and Auckland Islands to Campbell Plateau, 50-580 metres
Geographical Range:
CFMAnE.
Notes:
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