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Species List for Genus: Epitonium
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > [unassigned] Caenogastropoda (Order) > Epitonioidea (Superfamily) > Epitoniidae (Family) > Epitonium (Genus)
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  • Genus: Epitonium

  • Epitonium bucknilli Powell, 1924
    Height 14mm, Width 6mm
    Wentletrap, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Mahia
    ACE.
  • Epitonium jukesianum (Forbes, 1852)
    Height 13mm, Width 4mm
    Wentletrap, Marine, Endemic
    North Island to Cook Strait. Also Tasmania and from New South Wales to Western Australia
    ACE.
  • Epitonium minorum (Iredale, 1936)
    Height 14mm, Width 5mm
    Wentletrap, Marine, In shallow water on fine sand, in open coast situations
    Northland east coast. Also New South Wales, Australia
    AC
  • Epitonium tenellum (Hutton, 1885)
    Height 20mm, Width 9mm
    Wentletrap, Marine, Endemic, In sheltered shallow water, on silty sand
    Northland to Nelson/Marlborough, in silty sand. Also Queensland to Victoria, Australia
    ACE.
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