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Species List for Family: Lepetellidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Lepetelllida (Order) > Lepetelloidea (Superfamily) > Lepetellidae (Family)
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  • Family: Lepetellidae

  • Tecticrater compressus (Suter, 1908)
    Length 5mm, Width 2mm, Height 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off North, South and Chatham Islands, 70 to over 600 metres ACFME.
  • Tecticrater subcompressus (Powell, 1937)
    Length 3.1mm, Height 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres AE.
  • Tecticrater finlayi (Powell, 1937)
    Length 3.7mm, Width 2.4mm, Height 1.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 92 metres AE.
  • Tecticrater grandis Crozier, 1966
    Length 6.5mm, Width 4.7mm, Height 3.4mm, Marine, Endemic
    North of Three Kings Islands, 800 metres AE.
  • Tectisumen clypidellaeformis (Suter, 1908)
    Length 3mm, Width 2.5mm, Height 2mm, Marine, Endemic, Found attached to the inside wall of old polychaete worm tubes
    Off Three Kings Islands and North Cape, 130-180 metres. Off Cape Palliser, 90-360 metres. Off Otago and Chatham Islands ACFMAnE.
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