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

  • Bursa granularis (Röding, 1798)
    =Biplex rubicola Perry, 1811, =Bursa affinis granularis (Röding, 1798), =Bursa cumingiana Dunker, 1862, =Bursa granifera (Lamarck, 1816), =Bursa granularis granularis (Röding, 1798), =Colubrellina granularis (Röding, 1798), =Ranella granifera Lamarck, 1816, =Tritonium granulare Röding, 1798, =Tritonium jabick Röding, 1798
    Height 85mm, Marine
    SE USA, Indo-West Pacific, Australia and Kermadec Islands K
  • Bursa rhodostoma (G.B. Sowerby I, 1835)
    =Bursa bergeri (Tapparone Canefri, 1881), =Bursa venustula (Reeve, 1844), =Ranella bergeri Tapparone Canefri, 1881, =Ranella paulucciana Tapparone Canefri, 1876, =Ranella rhodostoma G.B. Sowerby II, 1835, =Ranella rhodostoma var. xantostoma Tapparone Canefri, 1878, =Ranella thomae d'Orbigny, 1842, =Ranella venustula Reeve, 1844
    Height 35mm, Marine
    Philippines, SE Africa, Indo-West Pacific, Kermadec Islands K
  • Bursa rosa (Perry, 1811)
    =Biplex rosa Perry, 1811, =Bursa siphonata (Reeve, 1844), =Ranella siphonata Reeve, 1844
    Height 55mm, Marine
    Indo-West Pacific, Kermadec Islands K
  • Bursa verrucosa (G.B. Sowerby I, 1825)
    =Murex papilla W. Wood, 1828, =Ranella verrucosa G.B. Sowerby I, 1825
    Height 55mm, Width 30mm, Marine
    Off Northland and White Island, NZ. Also Norfolk Island, Lord Howe Island , Kermadecs and New South Wales KA
  • Tutufa bubo (Linnaeus, 1758)
    =Bursa bubo Linnaeus, 1758, =Bursa lampas Linnaeus, 1758, =Murex rana var. bubo Linnaeus, 1758, =Tutufa (Tutufa) bubo (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Length 100-337mm, Giant Frog Shell, Marine
    Indo-Pacific, Kermadec Islands K
  • Tutufa bufo (Röding, 1798)
    =Bursa (Tutufa) rubeta var. lissostoma E.A. Smith, 1914, =Bursa lissostoma E.A. Smith, 1914, =Tritonium bufo Röding, 1798, =Tutufa (Tutufa) bufo (Röding, 1798), =Tutufa robusta Cossignani, 2009
    Height 160mm, Width 100mm, Marine
    Northland to Bay of Plenty. In craypots KA
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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