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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Trochida (Order) > Trochoidea (Superfamily) > Skeneidae (Family) > Cirsonella (Genus)
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  • Cirsonella consorbrina Powell, 1930
    Width 1.2mm, Height 0.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island. Off Northland 10-20 metres AE.
  • Cirsonella densilirata Suter, 1908
    Width 2.3mm, Height 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island. From off Lyttelton to off Auckland and Shares Islands CFAnE.
  • Cirsonella laxa Powell, 1937
    Width 1.3mm, Height 0.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, Mahia and Snares Islands ACAnE.
  • Cirsonella maoria (Powell, 1937)
    Width 1.7mm, Height 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres AE.
  • Cirsonella paradoxa Powell, 1937
    Width 1.5mm, Height 1mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres AE.
  • Cirsonella parvula Powell, 1926
    Width 0.9mm, Height 0.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island, Off Lyttelton CFAnE.
  • Cirsonella pisiformis Powell, 1937
    Width 1.5mm, Height 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres AE.
  • Cirsonella propelaxa Dell, 1956
    Width 3mm, Height 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off South Island East Coast, and off Chatham Islands FME.
  • Cirsonella variecostata Powell, 1940
    Width 0.9mm, Height 0.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 250 metres. Chalky Sound, 12 metres AFE.
  • Cirsonella waikukuensis Powell, 1937
    Height 0.7mm, Width 0.9mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off North Cape 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