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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Rissooidea (Superfamily) > Lironobidae (Family) > Merelina (Genus)
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  • Merelina cochleata Powell, 1937
    Height 1.6mm, Width 0.87mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Merelina compacta Powell, 1927
    Height 1.35mm, Width 0.65mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland AE.
  • Merelina coronata (Powell, 1926)
    Height 3.0mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands to Northland and W Bay of Plenty AE.
  • Merelina crassissima Powell, 1937
    Height 1.5mm, Width 1.0mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Merelina crispulata Powell, 1937
    Height 1.65mm, Width 0.9mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Merelina crosseaformis (Powell, 1926)
    Height 3.0mm, Width 1.25mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to East Cape AE.
  • Merelina foliata (Suter, 1908)
    Height 2.0mm, Width 0.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Fiordland, Stewart Island, Snares, Chatham and Antipodes Islands FMAnE.
  • Merelina harrisonae Powell, 1939
    Height 3.4mm, Width 1.55mm, Marine, Endemic
    Mahia Peninsula to Stewart Island CFE.
  • Merelina lacunosa (Powell, 1940)
    Height 2.2mm, Width 1.0mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland AE.
  • Merelina lyalliana (Suter, 1898)
    Height 2.9mm, Width 1.1mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and upper South Island ACE.
  • Merelina manawatawhia Powell, 1937
    Height 1.75mm, Width 0.98mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Merelina maoriana Powell, 1939
    Height 3.0mm, Width 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Merelina paupereques Powell, 1937
    Height 2.1mm, Width 1.4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands and Poor Knights Islands AE.
  • Merelina plaga Finlay, 1927
    Width 1.3mm, Height 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Mahia and Southern Islands. Snares, Auckland, Campbell and Antipodes Islands CAnE.
  • Merelina rubiginosa Ponder, 1967
    Height 2.16mm, Width 1.0mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland AE.
  • Merelina superba Powell, 1927
    Height 3.6mm, Width 1.4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Bay of Plenty AE.
  • Merelina taupoensis Powell, 1939
    Height 2.8mm, Width 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Mania Peninsula ACE.
  • Merelina tricarinata (Powell, 1937)
    Height 1.4mm, Width 0.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Merelina waitangiensis Powell, 1933
    Height 4.4mm, Width 1.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Islands ME.
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