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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Turbinelloidea (Superfamily) > Turbinellidae (Family) > Columbariinae (Subfamily) > Coluzea (Genus)
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  • Genus: Coluzea

  • Coluzea altocanalis (Dell, 1956)
    Height 127mm, Marine, Endemic, Sculpture consists of heavy smooth spiral keels, the strongest one peripheral. Contiguous sutural minor keels combine to create a deeply canaliculate suture
    Upper continental slope off the eastern coast of North and South Island, and Chatham Rise, 400-1000 metres CFME.
  • Coluzea mariae (Powell, 1952)
    Height 106mm, Width 25mm, Marine, Endemic, Broader and more squat spire than spiralis. Body whorl more rounded, the peripheral keel less prominent, and the axial folds more numerous, forming 23-24 blunt tubercules per whorl
    From Cape Campbell southward along eastern coast of South Island, western Campbell Plateau (offAuckland and Campbell Islands), and along western Chatham Rise CFMAnE.
  • Coluzea spiralis (A. Adams, 1856)
    Height 100mm, Width 28mm, Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    North Cape to Cape Campbell, east coast South Island. Dredged 20-200 metres ACR.Fo.E.
  • Coluzea wormaldi Powell, 1971
    Height 105mm, Width 29mm, Marine, Endemic
    Trawled off North Island east coast to Bay of Plenty, 290-700 metres ACE.
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.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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