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

  • Xymene huttonii (Murdoch, 1900)
    (=tmetus Finlay)
    Height 16mm, Width 7mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island ACFE.
  • Xymene plebeius (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 22mm, Width 11mm, Marine, Endemic, In harbours and estuaries
    North, South and Stewart Island ACFE.
  • Xymene pumilus (Suter, 1909)
    Height 20mm, Width 10mm, Marine, Endemic
    From Cape Campbell to Stewart Island, and Auckland Islands. Sublittoral to about 550 metres CFAnE.
  • Xymene teres (Finlay, 1930)
    Height 6mm, Width 3.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island, off Taiaroa Head, Otago, 90 metres FE.
  • Xymene warreni Ponder, 1972
    Height 20mm, Width 11mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island West Coast CE.
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