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Acteonidae

  • Maxacteon cratericulatus Hedley, 1906
    Height 16mm, Width 9.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Mahia, and off Kapiti Island. In shell sand and dredged to at least 40 metres ACE.
  • Maxacteon flammeus (Bruguière, 1789)
    (=variegatus Bruguière)
    Height 15mm, Width 9mm, Marine
    Northland east coast. Poor Knights Islands 40 metres. Also Tonga KA
  • Maxacteon hancocki (Rudman, 1971)
    Height 6mm, Width 3.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island, Bay of Islands AE.
  • Maxacteon milleri (Rudman, 1971)
    Height 20mm, Width 10mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland east coast to off East Cape AE.
  • Neactaeonina inexpectata Dell, 1956
    Height 4.5mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off central North and South Islands. Off eastern Otago to Chatham Rise and Chatham Islands. Trawled 280-700 metres FME.
  • Pupa affinis (A. Adams, 1855)
    (=kirki Hutton)
    Height 19mm, Width 7.5mm, Marine
    Northland to Cook Strait. Shallow to 200 metres AC
  • Pupa sulcata (Gmelin, 1791)
    Length 25mm, Marine
    Tropical Indo-West Pacific, Kermadec Islands K
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