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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Stromboidea (Superfamily) > Struthiolariidae (Family)
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  • Family: Struthiolariidae

  • Pelicaria vermis (Martyn, 1784)
    =Buccinum vermis Martyn, 1784, =Murex australis Gmelin, 1791, =Pelicaria acuminata (Marwick, 1924), =Pelicaria convexa (Marwick, 1924), =Pelicaria fossa (Marwick, 1924), =Pelicaria mangaoparia Vella, 1953, =Pelicaria rotunda Vella, 1953, =Pelicaria vermis bradleyi (Neef, 1970), =Pelicaria vermis flemingi (Neef, 1970), =Pelicaria vermis grahami (Neef, 1970), =Pelicaria vermis powelli (Neef, 1970), =Pelicaria vermis vermis (Martyn, 1784), =Struthiolaria (Pelicaria) vermis Martyn, 1784, =Struthiolaria (Pelicaria) vermis bradleyi Neef, 1970, =Struthiolaria (Pelicaria) vermis flemingi Neef, 1970, =Struthiolaria (Pelicaria) vermis grahami Neef, 1970, =Struthiolaria (Pelicaria) vermis powelli Neef, 1970, =Struthiolaria (Pelicaria) vermis vellae Neef, 1970, =Struthiolaria (Pelicaria) wellmani Neef, 1970, =Struthiolaria acuminata Marwick, 1924, =Struthiolaria convexa Marwick, 1924, =Struthiolaria crenulata Lamarck, 1822, =Struthiolaria fossa Marwick, 1924, =Struthiolaria inermis G.B. Sowerby I, 1821, =Struthiolaria media Marwick, 1924, =Struthiolaria tricarinata Lesson, 1841, =Struthiolaria vermis (Martyn, 1784), =Struthiolaria vermis bradleyi Neef, 1970, =Struthiolaria vermis flemingi Neef, 1970, =Struthiolaria vermis grahami Neef, 1970, =Struthiolaria vermis powelli Neef, 1970, =Struthiolaria vermis vellai Neef, 1970, =Struthiolaria vermis wellmani Neef, 1970
    Height 54mm, Width 36mm, Small Ostrich Foot, Takai, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Islands. On tidal flats and off sandy beaches, occasionally to depths of 90 metres ACFE.
  • Struthiolaria papulosa (Martyn, 1784)
    =Buccinum coronarium Lightfoot, 1786, =Buccinum papulosum Martyn, 1784, =Murex stramineus Gmelin, 1791, =Struthiolaria (Struthiolaria) papulosa (Martyn, 1784), =Struthiolaria gigas G.B. Sowerby II, 1842, =Struthiolaria nodosa Gray, 1835, =Struthiolaria nodulosa Lamarck, 1816, =Struthiolaria papillaris Gray, 1857, =Struthiolaria sulcata Jonas, 1839, =Struthiolaria tasmani L.C. King, 1933
    Height 105mm, Width 63mm, Large Ostrich Foot, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. In shallow water, on sand flats in sheltered to open coasts ACFE.
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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