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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Ptenoglossa (Order) > Triphoroidea (Superfamily) > Cerithiopsidae (Family) > Mendax (Genus)
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  • Mendax hebetatus Marshall, 1978
    Height 5.95mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 91-805 metres AE.
  • Mendax marginata (Suter, 1908)
    Height 2.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, North Island to East Cape, Snares Islands AAnE.
  • Mendax seilaformis Marshall, 1978
    Height 3.25mm, Width 1.25mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 102 metres AE.
  • Mendax subapicina (Dell, 1956)
    Height 4.4mm, Width 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Kaikoura to Otago, and Chatham Islands FME.
  • Mendax trizonalis (Odhner, 1924)
    Height 4mm, Width 1.1mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland. Colville Channel, 65 metres AE.
  • Mendax trizonalis odhneri (Powell, 1927)
    Height 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island and Snares Island FAnE.
  • Mendax trizonaloides Marshall, 1978
    Height 3.5mm, Width 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands and Mayor Island, Bay of Plenty, 102-805 metres 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