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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeoidea (Superfamily) > Ovulidae (Family)
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  • Family: Ovulidae

  • Kurodavolva wakayamaensis Cates & Azuma, 1973
    =Phenacovolva wakayamaensis Cates & Azuma, 1973 , =Phenacovolva longirostrata of authors not G.B.Sowerby I
    Length 62mm, Width 7.5mm, Marine
    Northland to Poor Knights Islands. On gorgonian corals at 35-45 metres. Also Japan to Philippines and East Indies A
  • Ovula costellata Lamarck, 1810
    =Bulla imperialis Solander, 1786, =Ovula angulosa Lamarck, 1822, =Ovula columba Schubert & Wagner, 1829, =Ovula tortilis Deshayes, 1844
    Length 50mm, Marine
    East Africa to Western Pacific, Kermadec Islands K
  • Ovula ovum Linnaeus, 1758
    =Bulla ovum Linnaeus, 1758, =Ovula pygmaea G.B. Sowerby I, 1828, =Ovulum ovum (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Length 120mm, Marine
    Red Sea to Indo-Pacific, Kermadec Islands K
  • Phenacovolva rosea (A. Adams, 1854)
    =Birostra rosea (A. Adams, 1855), =Neosimnia lanceolata sensu J. Allan, 1956 not G. B. Sowerby II, 1849, =Ovula adamsii (Dunker, 1877), =Ovula philippinarum sensu Tryon, 1885 not G. B. Sowerby II, 1848, =Ovulum roseum (A. Adams, 1855), =Phenacovolva (Phenacovolva) rosea (A. Adams, 1855), =Phenacovolva (Phenacovolva) rosea rosea (A. Adams, 1855), =Phenacovolva birostris sensu Hart, 1994 (not Linnaeus, 1767), =Volva adamsii Dunker, 1877, =Volva carpenteri Dunker, 1877, =Volva rosea A. Adams, 1855, =Volva sowerbyana sensu Allan, 1956 not Weinkauff, 1881
    Length 65mm, Marine
    Indo-Pacific, Kermadec Islands K
  • Pedicularia pacifica Pease, 1865
    =Pedicularia maoria Powell, 1937, =Pediculariona stylasteris (Hedley, 1903)
    Length 9mm, Marine
    Off Three Kings Is and Northland. Also central Pacific, New South Wales A
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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