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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Truncatelloidea (Superfamily) > Tornidae (Family)
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  • Family: Tornidae

  • Cochliolepis albiceratus Ponder, 1966
    =Cochliolepis albicerata Ponder, 1966
    Height 0.49mm, Width 1.08mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Islands ACFE.
  • Elachorbis diaphana Finlay, 1924
    Height 0.4mm, Width 0.75mm, Marine, Endemic
    Foveaux Strait, from Bluff oyster scrapings FE.
  • Elachorbis subtatei (Suter, 1907)
    =Cyclostrema subtatei Suter, 1907
    Height 1.5mm, Width 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Snares Islands ACFAnE.
  • Scrupus hyalinus (Odhner, 1924)
    =Fossarus hyalinus Odhner, 1924
    Height 2mm, Width 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, off Poor Knights Islands, Colville Channel, also Chatham Islands AME.
  • Scrupus uniliratus Powell, 1931
    Marine, Endemic
    Off West Coast Auckland, to Otago CFMAnE.
  • Tornus aupouria (Powell, 1937)
    =Fossarus aupouria Powell, 1937
    Height 1.6mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Tornus maoria (Powell, 1937)
    =Fossarus maoria Powell, 1937
    Height 1.5mm, Width 2.0mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands 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.
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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