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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Tonnoidea (Superfamily) > Ranellidae (Family)
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  • Family: Ranellidae

  • Ranella australasia (Perry, 1811)
    =Biplex australasia Perry, 1811, =Mayena australasia (Perry, 1811), =Mayena australasia australasia Perry, 1811, =Mayena australasia benthicola Iredale, 1929, =Mayena australasia blacki Powell, 1954, =Mayena australasia vossi Powell, 1952, =Mayena euclia Cotton, 1945, =Mayena kurtzei Cotton, 1957, =Mayena zelandica Finlay, 1926, =Ranella australasia australasia (Perry, 1811), =Ranella leucostoma Lamarck, 1822
    Height 123mm, Width 71mm, Australasian Trumpet, Marine
    Australia, New Zealand, Kermadec Islands, and South Africa. In Australia, from Tin Can Bay, Qld, to Houtman Abrolhos, WA, including Tasmania. NZ North, South and Chatham Islands KACFM
  • Ranella olearium (Linnaeus, 1758)
    =Argobuccinum (Ranella) giganteum (Lamarck, 1816), =Cymatium olearium (Linnaeus, 1758), =Gyrina maculata Schumacher, 1817, =Mayena multinodosa Bucknill, 1927, =Murex boveus Risso, 1826, =Murex reticularis Born, 1780, =Ranella (Apollon) gigantea Lamarck, 1816, =Ranella barcellosi Matthews, Rios & Coelho, 1973, =Ranella incerta Michelotti, 1847, =Ranella ostenfeldi Iredale, 1937, =Ranella reticularis Born, 1780, =Triton olearium (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Height 200mm, Width 100mm, Marine
    Off North, South and Chatham Islands ACFM
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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