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Penion cuvierianus (Powell, 1927)Species Images
Trawled off the Bay of Plenty. 178mm
Taxonomy: Penion cuvierianus (Powell, 1927)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Buccinoidea (Superfamily) > Buccinidae (Family) > Penion (Genus) > cuvierianus (Species)
Family:
BUCCINIDAE
Genus Synonyms:
=Austrosipho Cossmann, 1906
=Austrosipho (Verconella) Iredale, 1914
=Berylsma Iredale, 1924
=Largisipho Iredale, 1929
=Verconella Iredale, 1914
Synonymised Names:
=Penion cuvierianus cuvierianus (Powell, 1927) accepted, alternate representation
=Penion dilatatus of authors
=Verconella dilatata rex Finlay, 1926
=Verconella dilatata var. cuvieriana Powell, 1927
=Verconella dilatata var. elongata Powell, 1927
=Verconella dilatata var. rotunda Powell, 1927
=Verconella elongata Powell, 1927
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Details: Penion cuvierianus (Powell, 1927)
Size/Grows to:
Height 220mm, Width 85mm
Distribution:
North Island to Cook Strait and Tasman Bay
Geographical Range:
ACE.
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