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  • Subfamily: Muricinae

  • Chicoreus ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    =Chicoreus (Chicoreus) ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted, alternate representation, =Murex fortispinna François, 1891, =Murex frondosus sensu Martini Mörch, 1852, =Murex inflatus Lamarck, 1822, =Murex ramosus Linnaeus, 1758, =Purpura fusiformis Röding, 1798, =Purpura incarnata Röding, 1758
    Marine
    Tropical Indo-Pacific. Occasional records from Tauranga and Takou Bay, Northland A
  • Phyllocoma speciosa virginalis (Suter, 1913)
    =Galfridus speciosus virginalis (Suter, 1913), =Trophon virginalis Suter, 1913
    Height 16mm, Width 7mm, Marine, Endemic, Dredged or found in shell-sand
    Northland to Bay of Plenty AE.
  • Timbellus bilobatus Houart, 2012
    Marine
    Kermadec Islands to New Caledonia K
  • Timbellus flemingi (Beu, 1967)
    =Pterynotus flemingi Beu, 1967
    Height 35mm, Marine, Endemic
    Trawled off Three Kings Islands, and Northland to Palliser Bay ACE.
  • Timbellus richeri (Houart, 1987)
    =Pterynotus richeri Houart, 1987
    Length 28mm, Marine
    North Island, E. of Poor Knights Islands. Also off New Caledonia 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.
K=
Kermadec Islands
A=
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
C=
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
F=
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
M=
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
An=
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
Fw =
Freshwater
L =
Land
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil