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Ovulidae

  • Kurodavolva wakayamaensis Cates & Azuma, 1973
    (=longirostrata of authors not G.B.Sowerby I)
    Length 62mm, Width 7.5mm, Marine
    Northland to Poor Knights Islands. On gorgonian corals at 35-45 metres. Also Japan to Philippines and East Indies A
  • Ovula costellata Lamarck, 1810
    Length 50mm, Marine
    East Africa to Western Pacific, Kermadec Islands K
  • Ovula ovum Linnaeus, 1758
    Length 120mm, Marine
    Red Sea to Indo-Pacific, Kermadec Islands K
  • Phenacovolva rosea (A. Adams, 1854)
    (=birostris of authors not Linnaeus)
    Length 65mm, Marine
    Indo-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