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Awateria optabilis (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)Species Images
Holotype of Drillia optabilis Murdoch & Suter, 1906, collected 22 Jan 1904, E of Great Barrier Island, NZ. (M.001714). 11mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
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Awateria optabilis (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conoidea (Superfamily) > Borsoniidae (Family) > Awateria (Genus) > optabilis (Species)
Family:
BORSONIIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 44mm, Width 19mm
Distribution:
Off North Island east coast, recorded from Great Barrier Island to Kaikoura
Geographical Range:
AE.
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