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Species List for Genus: Metaxia
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Ptenoglossa (Order) > Triphoroidea (Superfamily) > Triphoridae (Family) > Metaxiinae (Subfamily) > Metaxia (Genus)
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  • Genus: Metaxia

  • Metaxia duplicarinata (Powell, 1940)
    Height 4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland East Coast to Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Metaxia exaltata (Powell, 1930)
    Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands. North Island to Cook Strait KACE.
  • Metaxia kermadecensis Marshall, 1977
    Height 4.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands, 22-27 metres KE.
  • Metaxia maoria Finlay, 1930
    Height 4.5mm, Width 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands to East Cape ACE.
  • Metaxia solitaria Marshall, 1979
    Height 5.6mm, Diameter 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    NW of Three Kings Islands 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 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