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Species List for Genus: Merelina
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  • Genus: Merelina

  • Merelina cochleata Powell, 1937
    Height 1.6mm, Width 0.87mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands
    AE.
  • Merelina compacta Powell, 1927
    Height 1.35mm, Width 0.65mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland
    AE.
  • Merelina coronata (Powell, 1926)
    Height 3.0mm, Width 1.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands to Northland and W Bay of Plenty
    AE.
  • Merelina crassissima Powell, 1937
    Height 1.5mm, Width 1.0mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands
    AE.
  • Merelina crispulata Powell, 1937
    Height 1.65mm, Width 0.9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands
    AE.
  • Merelina crosseaformis (Powell, 1926)
    Height 3.0mm, Width 1.25mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland to East Cape
    AE.
  • Merelina foliata (Suter, 1908)
    Height 2.0mm, Width 0.8mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Fiordland, Stewart Island, Snares, Chatham and Antipodes Islands
    FMAnE.
  • Merelina harrisonae Powell, 1939
    Height 3.4mm, Width 1.55mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Mahia Peninsula to Stewart Island
    CFE.
  • Merelina lacunosa (Powell, 1940)
    Height 2.2mm, Width 1.0mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland
    AE.
  • Merelina lyalliana (Suter, 1898)
    Height 2.9mm, Width 1.1mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North and upper South Island
    ACE.
  • Merelina manawatawhia Powell, 1937
    Height 1.75mm, Width 0.98mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands
    AE.
  • Merelina maoriana Powell, 1939
    Height 3.0mm, Width 1.3mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands
    ACFME.
  • Merelina paupereques Powell, 1937
    Height 2.1mm, Width 1.4mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands and Poor Knights Islands
    AE.
  • Merelina plaga Finlay, 1927
    Width 1.3mm, Height 3mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Mahia and Southern Islands. Snares, Auckland, Campbell and Antipodes Islands
    CAnE.
  • Merelina rubiginosa Ponder, 1967
    Height 2.16mm, Width 1.0mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland
    AE.
  • Merelina superba Powell, 1927
    Height 3.6mm, Width 1.4mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Bay of Plenty
    AE.
  • Merelina taupoensis Powell, 1939
    Height 2.8mm, Width 1.2mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Mania Peninsula
    ACE.
  • Merelina tricarinata (Powell, 1937)
    Height 1.4mm, Width 0.8mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands
    AE.
  • Merelina waitangiensis Powell, 1933
    Height 4.4mm, Width 1.7mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Islands
    ME.
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