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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Capuloidea (Superfamily) > Capulidae (Family)
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Capulidae

  • Capulus novaezelandiae Dell, 1978
    Width 35mm, Marine, Endemic. Living on Acesta shells
    Central NZ. Chatham Rise and Campbell Plateau, around 400-550 metres CE.
  • Trichosirius cavatocarinatus (Laws, 1940)
    Height 17.5mm, Width 11.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island, Snares, Auckland and Chatham Islands CFMAnE.
  • Trichosirius inornatus (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 17mm, Width 11mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands, from low tide ACFME.
  • Trichosirius octocarinatus Powell, 1931
    Height 6.5mm, Width 4.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Chatham, Bounty and Auckland Islands. Trawled MAnE.
  • Zelippistes benhami (Duter, 1902)
    Length 21mm, Width 9.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Bay of Plenty 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