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Alcithoe tigrina Bail & Limpus, 2005Species Images
Dredged in the Bay of Plenty, 400-600 metres. 113mm
holotype of Alcithoe larochei tigrina, collected Nov 1987, SE of Mayor Island, Bay of Plenty, NZ (M.160708). Height approx. 115mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Alcithoe tigrina Bail & Limpus, 2005
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Volutoidea (Superfamily) > Volutidae (Family) > Cymbiinae (Subfamily) > Alcithoe (Genus) > tigrina (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
VOLUTIDAE: CYMBIINAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 120mm, Width 55mm
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 larochei tigrina Bail & Limpus, 2005
Distribution:
Bay of Plenty to Mahia. Trawled around 100-600 metres
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