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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Marginellidae (Family) > Marginellinae (Subfamily) > Mesoginella (Genus)
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  • Mesoginella aupouria (Powell, 1937)
    Height 4.3mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Mesoginella cracens (Dell, 1956)
    Height 4.5mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off eastern Otago, 475 - 650 metres FE.
  • Mesoginella ergastula (Dell, 1953)
    Height 4mm, Width 2.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Rise ME.
  • Mesoginella judithae (Dell, 1956)
    Height 5.5mm, Width 3.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Islands ME.
  • Mesoginella koma Marshall, 2004
    (=pygmaea of authors not G.B.Sowerby II)
    Height 7mm, Width 4.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Mahia ACE.
  • Mesoginella larochei (Powell, 1932)
    Length 4mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island. Far North to Wanganui and Mahia AE.
  • Mesoginella manawatawhia (Powell, 1937)
    Height 6mm, Width 3.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Mesoginella otagoensis (Dell, 1956)
    Height 5mm, Width 3.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off eastern Otago, 550 metres FE.
  • Mesoginella pisinna Marshall, 2004
    (=tryphenensis Ponder not Powell)
    Height 5.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island east coast, Three Kings Islands to Mahia ACE.
  • Mesoginella pygmaeiformis (Powell, 1937)
    Height 4.8mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Mesoginella tryphenensis (Powell, 1932)
    Height 3.6mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland east coast to East Cape AE.
  • Mesoginella vailei Powell, 1932
    Height 8mm, Width 5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Far North, Northland 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