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Trophon mawsoni Powell, 1957Species Images
Collected 10 Feb 1965, E of Macquarie Island, Australia (USNM 896644). Height approx. 28mm. © Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Collected 10 Feb 1965, E of Macquarie Island, Australia (USNM 896644). Height approx. 28mm. © Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
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Taxonomy: Trophon mawsoni Powell, 1957
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricoidea (Superfamily) > Muricidae (Family) > Trophoninae (Subfamily) > Trophon (Genus) > mawsoni (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
MURICIDAE: TROPHONINAE
Genus Synonyms:
=Fusus (Trophon) Montfort, 1810
=Murex (Muricidea) Swainson, 1840
=Muricidea Swainson, 1840
=Polyplex Perry, 1810
=Stramonitrophon Powell, 1951
=Trophon (Stramonitrophon) Powell, 1951
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Details: Trophon mawsoni Powell, 1957
Size/Grows to:
Height 46mm, Width 28mm
Distribution:
Off Macquarie Island, 29-549 metres
Geographical Range:
AnE.
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