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  • Fusinus genticus (Iredale, 1936)
    (=galatheae Powell)
    Height 160mm, Width 60mm, Marine
    Off Northland and Bay of Plenty, dredged and in cray pots. Also Sydney, Australia KA
  • Fusinus novaehollandiae (Reeve, 1846)
    Height 56mm, Width 17mm, Marine
    2 records, from Bay of Plenty and Coromandel. Also Australia A
  • Glaphyrina caudata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
    (=vulpicolor G.B.Sowerby II)
    Height 88mm, Width 37mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Foveaux Strait ACFE.
  • Glaphyrina plicata Powell, 1929
    Height 44mm, Width 19mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northern part of North Island, to Bay of Plenty and Mahia, trawled around 80-160 metres AE.
  • Pararetifusus carinatus (Ponder, 1970)
    Height 25mm, Width 9.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island. Papanui Canyon, trawled off eastern Otago in 500-700 metres FE.
  • Pleuroploca filamentosa (Röding, 1798)
    Height 78mm, Marine. Occasional occurrences, but not considered living in NZ
    Off North Cape in cray pot A
  • Taron albocostus Ponder, 1968
    Height 15mm, 6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to East Cape AE.
  • Taron dubius (Hutton, 1878)
    Height 21mm, Width 10mm, Marine, Endemic. Animal is bright red
    Northland to Cook Strait. Intertidal to over 20 metres ACE.
  • Taron mouatae Powell, 1940
    Height 25mm, Width 12mm, Marine, Endemic. Interior of aperture and columellar callus white
    Northland to Hauraki Gulf AE.
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 approxomation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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South Island
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