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Columbellidae: Columbellinae

  • Aoteatilia acicula (Suter, 1908)
    Height 3.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island. Foveaux Strait and Snares Islands. Also recently recorded from the Chatham Islands FMAnE.
  • Aoteatilia amphipsila (Suter, 1908)
    Height 3.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Snares Islands, 110 metres AnE.
  • Aoteatilia larochei Powell, 1940
    Length 3.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Mahia ACE.
  • Aoteatilia psila (Suter, 1908)
    Height 6mm, Width 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands and Northland AE.
  • Aoteatilia substriata (Suter, 1899)
    Height 5.5mm Width 2.25mm, Marine, Endemic
    Foveaux Strait and Stewart Island FE.
  • Aoteatilia tenuistriata (Suter, 1908)
    Height 6mm, Width 2mm, Marine, Endemic. Only known from the holotye, which has a broken protoconch
    Off Snares Islands 90 metres AnE.
  • Exomilopsis hipkinsi Powell, 1964
    Height 9.5mm, Width 2.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Far North and off Three Kings Islands, and Ranfurly Bank, East Cape AE.
  • Macrozafra cophinodes (Suter, 1908)
    Height 7mm, Width 3.1mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Snares and Antipodes Islands AnE.
  • Macrozafra enwrighti Powell, 1940
    Height 3.6mm, Width 2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland AE.
  • Macrozafra mariae Powell, 1940
    Height 8.5mm, Width 4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland AE.
  • Macrozafra nodicincta (Suter, 1899)
    Height 7.5mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Island, to Foveaux Strait ACFE.
  • Macrozafra subabnormis (Suter, 1889)
    Height 7mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Cook Strait, Fiordland and Chatham Islands in shallow water ACME.
  • Macrozafra vivens (Powell, 1934)
    Height 12mm, Width 5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to East Cape AE.
  • Paxula allani Finlay, 1928
    Height 7mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Islands ME.
  • Paxula leptalea (Suter, 1908)
    Height 4.5mm, Width 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Bounty and Campbell Islands AnE.
  • Paxula paxillus (Murdoch, 1905)
    Height 6mm, Width 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart, Chatham and Auckland Islands ACFE.
  • Paxula subantarctica (Suter, 1908)
    Height 6mm, Width 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Bounty and Auckland Islands AnE.
  • Paxula subantarctica sorenseni Powell, 1955
    Height 7mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Campbell Island AnE.
  • Paxula transitans (Murdoch, 1905)
    Marine, Endemic
    Southland, Stewart, Snares and Bounty Islands FAnE.
  • Zemitrella annectens Powell, 1937
    Height 3mm, Width 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Zemitrella attenuata Powell, 1940
    Height 4.5mm, Width 1.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Zemitrella benthicola Dell, 1956
    Height 4.5mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off eastern Otago, Karitane Canyon FE.
  • Zemitrella choava (Reeve, 1859)
    Height 6.5mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. Also Kermadec Islands KACFE.
  • Zemitrella circumcincta Dell, 1962
    Height 7.5mm, Width 3.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Cook Strait and South Island. Taiaroa Canyon, NE of Otago Peninsula, trawled in 550 metres FE.
  • Zemitrella daemona (Webster, 1906)
    Height 6mm, Width 2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland to Bay of Plenty AE.
  • Zemitrella fallax Powell, 1940
    Height 3mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Mahia ACE.
  • Zemitrella finlayi Powell, 1933
    Height 4mm, Width 1.7mm, Marine, Endemic. In shell sand
    Chatham Islands ME.
  • Zemitrella laevigata (Duter, 1908)
    Height 4mm, Width 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to East Cape AFE.
  • Zemitrella laevigata curvirostris Powell, 1937
    Height 4mm, Width 2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Zemitrella laevirostris Powell, 1940
    Height 3.3mm, Width 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Far North and Ranfurly Bank AE.
  • Zemitrella pseudomarginata (Suter, 1908)
    Height 6.5mm, Width 2.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Bay of Plenty ACE.
  • Zemitrella regis Powell, 1940
    Height 3.7mm, Width 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands in 250 metres AE.
  • Zemitrella rosea (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 6mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Cook Strait southwards and southern islands CFAnE.
  • Zemitrella sericea Powell, 1937
    Height 3.5mm Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Zemitrella stephanophora (Suter, 1908)
    Height 7.5mm, Width 3.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Mahia ACE.
  • Zemitrella sulcata (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 9mm, Width 4mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island, from Cook Strait south to Snares and Auckland Island FE.
  • Zemitrella sulcata constans Powell, 1955
    Height 9mm, Width 4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Auckland Islands AnE.
  • Zemitrella turgida Powell, 1937
    Height 4.3mm, Width 2.4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Zemitrella websteri (Suter, 1913)
    Height 3mm, Width 1mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland. Off Great Barrier Island AE.
  • Zemitrella whangaroaensis Dell, 1956
    Height 3.5mm, Width 1.4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland. Wainui Bay, Whangaroa, in shell sand 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.
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