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Osteopelta praeceps Marshall, 1994Species Images
Holotype, collected 29 Jan 1992, Chatham Rise, E of Mernoo Bank, NZ. (M.116970). 5.5mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
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Osteopelta praeceps Marshall, 1994
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Lepetelllida (Order) > Lepetelloidea (Superfamily) > Osteopeltidae (Family) > Osteopelta (Genus) > praeceps (Species)
Family:
OSTEOPELTIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Length 6.25mm, Height 3.5mm
Distribution:
Chatham Rise, E of Mernoo Bank and Challenger Plateau, on whale bone, 372-912 metres
Geographical Range:
CE.
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