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Triphoridae: Triphorinae

  • Bouchetriphora pallida (Pease, 1870)
    (=infelix Webster)
    Height 8mm, Width 2mm, Marine. Sinistral
    Upper and central North Island KAC
  • Cautor lutea (Suter, 1908)
    Height 7mm, Width 2.25mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island, Stewart Island, Snares, Auckland and Bounty Islands FAnE.
  • Monophorus fascelinus (Suter, 1908)
    Height 6mm, Marine, Endemic. Sinistral
    North, South and subantarctic Islands ACFAnE.
  • Nototriphora aupouria (Powell, 1937)
    Height 4mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic. Sinistral
    Off Three Kings Islands, Northland to Cook Strait KAE.
  • Sagenotriphora ampulla (Hedley, 1902)
    Height 5mm, Width 1.75mm, Marine. Sinistral
    North Island. Also New South Wales KAC
  • Teretriphora huttoni (Suter, 1908)
    Height 5mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic. Sinistral
    Southern South Islands. Stewart, Chatham, Snares and Bounty Islands FMAnE.
  • Metaxia duplicarinata (Powell, 1940)
    Height 4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland East Coast to Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Metaxia exaltata (Powell, 1930)
    Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands. North Island to Cook Strait KACE.
  • Metaxia kermadecensis Marshall, 1977
    Height 4.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands, 22-27 metres KE.
  • Metaxia maoria Finlay, 1930
    Height 4.5mm, Width 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands to East Cape ACE.
  • Metaxia solitaria Marshall, 1979
    Height 5.6mm, Diameter 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    NW of Three Kings Islands 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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