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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Pyramidelloidea (Superfamily) > Pyramidellidae (Family) > Odostomiinae (Subfamily) > Besla (Genus)
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  • Besla insularis (Oliver, 1915)
    Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands KE.
  • Besla rossiana Laws, 1941
    Height 2.2mm, Width 1mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Auckland and Snares Islands AnE.
  • Besla subrugata (Powell, 1927)
    Height 1.8mm, Width 0.9mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off south west Otago, 310 metres FE.
  • Besla vaga Laws, 1941
    Height 1.9mm, Width 0.9mm, Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, 180 metres, to Otago Heads 70-90 metres ACFR.Fo.E.
  • Besla waitangiensis Laws, 1941
    Height 1.5mm, Width 0.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Waitangi, 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