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  • Subfamily: Marginellinae

  • Dentimargo amoenus (Suter, 1908)
    =Dentimargo amoena (Suter, 1908), =Marginella (Glabella) amoena Suter, 1908, =Marginella amoena Suter, 1908, =Volvarinella amoena (Suter, 1908)
    Height 5mm, Width 2.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Ahipara, Northland. Off Snares Islands AAnE.
  • Dentimargo cairoma (Brookes, 1924)
    =Dentimargo cairoma aoteana (Powell, 1932), =Marginella (Serrata) aoteana Powell, 1932, =Marginella aoteana Powell, 1932, =Marginella cairoma Brookes, 1924, =Volvarinella cairoma (Brookes, 1924)
    Height 4.5mm, Width 2mm, Marine, Endemic, White, often with narrow red bands at periphery
    Northland to Cook Strait, and Chatham Islands ACME.
  • Dentimargo fusulus (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
    =Marginella fusula Murdoch & Suter, 1906, =Volvarinella fusula (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
    Height 7mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Bay of Plenty. Off Poor Knights Islands AE.
  • Dentimargo fusuloides (Dell, 1956)
    =Marginella (Volvarinella) fusuloides Dell, 1956, =Marginella fusula fusuloides Dell, 1956, =Volvarinella fusula fusuloides (Dell, 1956)
    Height 6.3mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off eastern Otago, 350-550 metres FE.
  • Dentimargo hebescens (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
    =Marginella hebescens Murdoch & Suter, 1906, =Volvarinella hebescens (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
    Height 3.8mm, Width 2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off northland east coast AE.
  • Dentimargo luridus (Suter, 1908)
    =Marginella (Glabella) lurida Suter, 1908, =Marginella lurida Suter, 1908, =Volvarinella lurida (Suter, 1908)
    Height 3mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Fiordland to Foveaux Strait and Otago. Off Chathams, Snares, Antipodes and Auckland Islands FMAnE.
  • Dentimargo stewartianus (Suter, 1908)
    =Marginella stewartiana Suter, 1908, =Volvarinella stewartiana (Suter, 1908)
    Height 4.5mm, Width 2.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Stewart Island. Snares, Campbell and Auckland Islands FAnE.
  • Dentimargo subamoenus (Powell, 1937)
    =Marginella subamoena Powell, 1937, =Volvarinella subamoena (Powell, 1937)
    Height 4mm, Width 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Dentimargo subfusulus (Powell, 1932)
    =Marginella (Serrata) subfusula Powell, 1932, =Marginella (Volvarinella) subfusula Powell, 1932, =Marginella subfusula Powell, 1932, =Volvarinella subfusula (Powell, 1932)
    Height 4mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland east coast ACFME.
  • Dentimargo wormaldi (Powell, 1971)
    =Marginella (Volvarinella) wormaldi Powell, 1971, =Volvarinella wormaldi (Powell, 1971)
    Height 9mm, Width 4.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland east coast AE.
  • Volvarina albescens (Hutton, 1873)
    =Haloginella albescens (Hutton, 1873), =Marginella albescens Hutton, 1873, =Serrata albescens (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 5mm, Width 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Stewart Island, Foveaux Strait, Snares and Bounty Islands FAnE.
  • Volvarina parvistriata (Suter, 1908)
    =Haloginella parvistriata (Suter, 1908), =Marginella (Glabella) parvistriata Suter, 1908, =Mesoginella parvistriata (Suter, 1908), =Serrata parvistriata (Suter, 1908)
    Height 3mm, Width 1.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Otago to Foveaux Strait, Snares, Auckland and Chatham Islands FMAnE.
  • Volvarina plicatula (Suter, 1909)
    =Haloginella plicatula (Suter, 1909), =Marginella (Glabella) plicatula Suter, 1909, =Mesoginella plicatula (Suter, 1909), =Serrata plicatula (Suter, 1909)
    Height 3mm, Width 1.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Auckland Islands AnE.
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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