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Pyramidellidae: Odostomiinae

  • 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.
  • Evalea liricincta (Suter, 1908)
    Height 3mm, Width 1.4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Otago Heads to Stewart Island FE.
  • Evalea plana Laws, 1941
    Height 3.1mm, Width 1.4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Snares Islands 90 metres, off Antipodes Islands 27 metres AnE.
  • Evalea propria Laws, 1941
    Height 3mm, Width 1.9mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island. Dunedin Harbour to Bluff FE.
  • Evalea sabulosa (Suter, 1908)
    Height 4mm, Width 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Eastern Otago south. Snares, Bounty, Auckland and Campbell Islands ACFMAnE.
  • Gumina dolichostoma (Suter, 1908)
    Height 6.5mm, Width 3.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to eastern Otago and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Gumina minor Laws, 1940
    Height 2.5mm, Width 1.1mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland east coast, 22 metres AE.
  • Ividella maoria Powell, 1940
    Height 3.3mm, Width 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Far North. Between Spirits Bay and Three Kings Islands, 92 metres AE.
  • Linopyrga rugata (Hutton, 1886)
    Height 2.9mm, Width 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland east coast to Stewart Island, Chathams, Snares, Auckland and Bounty Islands ACFMAnE.
  • Linopyrga rugata parva Laws, 1941
    Height 2.3mm, Width 1mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Auckland AE.
  • Obexomia denselirata (Suter, 1908)
    Height 2.1mm, Width 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Little Barrier Island 36 metres AE.
  • Odostomia acutangula Suter, 1908
    Height 2.4mm, Width 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Stewart Island, 33 metres FAnE.
  • Odostomia aucklandica Laws, 1939
    Height 4.1mm, Width 1.95mm, Marine, Endemic
    Auckland Islands AnE.
  • Odostomia cf. clara Brazier, 1877
    Kermadec Islands K
  • Odostomia cf. metata Hedley, 1907
    Kermadec Islands K
  • Odostomia chordata Suter, 1908
    Height 3.6mm, Width 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland east coast 45-70 metres AE.
  • Odostomia corpulentoides Dell, 1956
    Height 4.2mm, Width 1.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Fiordland, and off Chatham Islands ME.
  • Odostomia cryptodon Suter, 1908
    Height 2.7mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island. Lyttelton to Taieri Beach and Chatham Islands CFME.
  • Odostomia geoffreyi Laws, 1939
    Height 1.85mm, Width 0.85mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland, Auckland AE.
  • Odostomia haurakiensis Laws, 1939
    Height 4mm, 1.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Hauraki Gulf, 45 metres AE.
  • Odostomia hyphala Watson, 1886
    Height 6.3mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    North east of East Cape, 1280 metres AE.
  • Odostomia incidata Suter, 1908
    Height 4.3mm, Width 1.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Throughout NZ ACFAnE.
  • Odostomia manukauensis Laws, 1939
    Height 2.3mm, Width 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Manukau Harbour, Auckland CE.
  • Odostomia murdochi Suter, 1913
    Height 4mm, Width 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Foveaux Strait, Stewart Island FE.
  • Odostomia parvacutangula Laws, 1939
    Height 2mm, Width 1mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Auckland Islands, 175 metres FAnE.
  • Odostomia pedica Laws, 1939
    Height 3.8mm, Width 1.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Snares Islands AnE.
  • Odostomia pervaga Laws, 1939
    Height 2.8mm, Width 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland, Auckland AE.
  • Odostomia pudica Suter, 1908
    Height 5.2mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Bay of Islands, Northland AE.
  • Odostomia takapunaensis Suter, 1908
    Height 3.7mm, Width 2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Takapuna Reef, Auckland, to Mahia ACE.
  • Odostomia taumakiensis Suter, 1908
    Height 3mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Taumaki Island, west coast, South Island, 18 metres FE.
  • Odostomia vaga Laws, 1939
    Height 3.6mm, Width 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Stewart Island and Snares Island ACFAnE.
  • Odostomia vestalis Murdoch, 1905
    Height 4.4mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Foveaux Strait to Stewart Island FE.
  • Striodostomia orewa Laws, 1940
    Height 1.5mm, Width 0.65mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland, Auckland 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.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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South Island
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