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Taxonomy
Family:
PSEUDOMELATOMIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Conoidea (Superfamily)
> Pseudomelatomidae (Family)
> Comitas (Genus)
> trailli (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Comitas (Carinacomitas) Powell, 1942
=Turricula (Comitas) Finlay, 1926
Synonymised Names:
=Pleurotoma trailli Hutton, 1873
=Surcula verrucosa Suter, 1899
Images: Comitas trailli (Hutton, 1873)
Dredged 88 metres, Otago Shelf, NZ. 13mm
Taxonomy
Family:
PSEUDOMELATOMIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Conoidea (Superfamily)
> Pseudomelatomidae (Family)
> Comitas (Genus)
> trailli (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Comitas (Carinacomitas) Powell, 1942
=Turricula (Comitas) Finlay, 1926
Synonymised Names:
=Pleurotoma trailli Hutton, 1873
=Surcula verrucosa Suter, 1899
Details: Comitas trailli (Hutton, 1873)
Size/Grows to:
Height 28mm, Width 10mm
Distribution:
South Island. Off Oamaru to Foveaux Strait and Stewart Island
Geographical Range:
FE.
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
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