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

  • Prototyphis eos (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 30mm, Width 16mm, Dawn Murex, Marine, Endemic
    Northland east coast to Bay of Plenty and East Cape AE.
  • Prototyphis paupereques (Powell, 1974)
    Height 30mm, Width 19mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off northland east coast 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