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

  • Poirieria kopua Dell, 1956
    Height 21mm, Width 15mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Bay of Plenty southwards and Chatham Rise. Trawled around 500-1000 metres CFME.
  • Poirieria syrinx Marshall & Houart, 1995
    Height 26mm, Width 24mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Bay of Plenty, and Cook Strait, 482-786 metres on mud ACE.
  • Poirieria zelandica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
    Height 79mm, Width 86mm, Spiny Murex, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands to Stewart Island, Challenger Plateau and Chatham Islands, 0-540 metres ACFME.
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