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Species List for Genus: Murexsul
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricoidea (Superfamily) > Muricidae (Family) > Muricopsinae (Subfamily) > Murexsul (Genus)
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  • Genus: Murexsul

  • Murexsul espinosus (Hutton, 1885)
    Height 35mm, Width 17mm, Marine, Endemic
    Late Pliocene to early Pleistocene, eastern North Island between Hastings and Cape Palliser. Recent from Ranfurly Bank, off East Cape to off Mahia Peninsula ACE.
  • Murexsul mariae Finlay, 1930
    (=espinosus)
    Height 29mm, Width 14mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, North Island as far south as East Cape AE.
  • Murexsul octogonus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
    (=cuvierensis Finlay)
    Height 89mm, Width 48mm, Octagonal Murex, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings and North Island down to Kapiti Island and Mahia Peninsula ACE.
  • Murexsul profunda (Marshall & Burch, 2000)
    Height 10.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 91-710 metres 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