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Leptothyra benthicola B.A. Marshall, 1979Species Images
Holotype, collected 28 October 1975, SE of Nugent Island, Raoul Island, NZ (M.230821). Height 4mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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Taxonomy: Leptothyra benthicola B.A. Marshall, 1979
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Trochida (Order) > Trochoidea (Superfamily) > Colloniidae (Family) > Leptothyra (Genus) > benthicola (Species)
Family:
COLLONIIDAE
Details: Leptothyra benthicola B.A. Marshall, 1979
Size/Grows to:
Height 4.0mm, Diameter 3.85mm
Distribution:
Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands, 87-274 metres
Geographical Range:
KE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic
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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