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Pseudococculinidae

  • Amphiplica knudseni McLean, 1988
    Length 8.4mm, Width 6.6mm, Height 3.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Tasman Basin, W of South Island CE.
  • Caymanabyssia (Dictyabyssia) sinespina Marshall, 1985
    Length 2.4mm, Width 2mm, Height 0.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    White Island, Bay of Plenty, 1070-1100 metres, to Jackson Bay, Westland, 833-891 metres. Alive on wood ACME.
  • Colotrachelus hestica Marshall, 1985
    Length 2.1mm, Width 1.8mm, Height 0.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Castlepoint, 1198-1211 metres, and off Kaikoura, 1489-1723 metres. Alive on wood CE.
  • Copulabyssia gradata (Marshall, 1985)
    Length 1.95mm, Width 1.45mm, Height 0.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    White Island, Bay of Plenty and East Cape, 1075-1280 metres. Alive on wood AE.
  • Kurilabyssia antipodensis Marshall, 1985
    Length 8.7mm, Width 6.4mm, Height 2.3mm, Marine
    South Island. Off Timaru, on wood, 845-962 metres. Also off Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia, 823 metres F
  • Mesopelex zelandica Marshall, 1985
    Length 3mm, Width 2.5mm, Height 1.1mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Aldermen Islands, Bay of Plenty, alive in sediment 433-872 metres AE.
  • Notocrater craticulata (Suter, 1908)
    Length 4mm, Width 3mm, Height 2mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island. Off Timaru, and Dusky Sound 37-738 metres FE.
  • Notocrater gracilis Marshall, 1985
    Length 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Hicks Bay, East Cape AE.
  • Pseudococculina gregaria Marshall, 1985
    Length 3.3mm, Marine
    South Island, off Timaru to Chatham Rise. Also New South Wales. 384-714 metres FM
  • Tentaoculus balantiophaga Marshall, 1996
    Length 3.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Castlepoint, and western Chatham Rise, living within and feeding on spent skate egg cases, 1065-1335 metres CME.
  • Tentaoculus haptricola Marshall, 1985
    Length 3mm, Width 2.2mm, Height 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Castlepoint, 1070-1200 metres, alive on Macrocystis holdfasts CE.
  • Tentaoculus lithodicola Marshall, 1985
    Length 2.95mm, Width 2.05mm, Height 0.95mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island. Off Kaikoura, 400 metres, living on Stone Crab carapace CE.
  • Tentaoculus neolithidicola Marshall, 1985
    Length 2.95mm, Width 2mm, Height 0.95mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Jackson Bay, South Island West Coast, 1027-1041 metres. Alive on carapace and legs of stone crab CE.
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.
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