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Species List for Genus: Austrosassia
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Tonnoidea (Superfamily) > Cymatiidae (Family) > Austrosassia (Genus)
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  • Genus: Austrosassia

  • Austrosassia remensa (Iredale, 1936)
    (=marshalli Beu)
    Length 40mm, Width 18mm, Marine
    Eastern Australia (from 100-600 metres), New Zealand (300-400 metres), and from deep sea dredging around New Caledonia, Vanuatu and in the Coral Sea. Northern NZ to Bay of Plenty in deep water KA
  • Austrosassia kampyla (Watson, 1883)
    Height 54mm, Width 27mm, Marine
    Off Cook Strait and East Coast of South Island to Foveaux Strait and Chatham Rise, New Zealand. Also off Eastern Australia ACFMAn
  • Austrosassia kampyla tomlini (Powell, 1955)
    Height 42mm, Width 21mm, Marine
    Macquarie Island, 69 metres An
  • Austrosassia parkinsonia (Perry, 1811)
    Height 58mm, Width 29mm, Marine, Recent, Fossil
    Northland to Bay of Plenty. Below low water to about 20 metres KACR.Fo.
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 approximation 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