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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Conoidea (Superfamily) > Raphitomidae (Family) > Taranis (Genus)
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Genus: Taranis

  • Taranis benthicola (Dell, 1956)
    Height 5.5mm, Width 2.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off eastern North and South Islands, Fiordland and Chatham Rise ACFME.
  • Taranis gratiosa (Suter, 1908)
    Height 3.7mm, Width 2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Stewart Island to Dusky Sound, Fiordland FME.
  • Taranis imporcata (Dell, 1962)
    Height 6mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Taiaroa Heads, eastern Otago, 550 metres FE.
  • Taranis nexilis bicarinata (Suter, 1915)
    (=thomsoni Mestayer, 1919)
    Height 3mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland east and west coasts, 35-55 metres AE.
  • Taranis nexilis recens (Fleming, 1948)
    Height 4.2mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Fiordland, Dusky Sounds, 40 metres FE.
  • Taranis spirulata (Dell, 1962)
    Height 5.5mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Taiaroa Heads, eastern Otago, 550 metres FE.
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