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Turbinidae

  • Astraea heliotropium (Martyn, 1784)
    Width 120mm, Height 60mm, Circular Saw Shell. Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Cookia sulcata (Gmelin, 1791)
    Width 119mm, Height 90mm, Cooks Turban Shell. Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Lunella smaragda (Gmelin, 1791)
    Width 91mm, Height 84mm, Common Cats Eye, Pupu. Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. Also recently recorded from the Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Modelia granosa (Martyn, 1784)
    Height 92mm, Width 90mm, Southern Cats Eye. Marine, Endemic. Low tide to about 40 metres. More common in the south where it usually grows to a larger size
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
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