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Species List for Genus: Buccinulum
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Buccinoidea (Superfamily) > Buccinidae (Family) > Buccinulum (Genus)
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  • Genus: Buccinulum

  • Buccinulum colensoi (Suter, 1908)
    Height 22mm, Width 11mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island. East Cape to Wairarapa CE.
  • Buccinulum flexicostatum Dell, 1956
    Height 25mm, Width 12mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island, off eastern Otago. Chatham Islands FME.
  • Buccinulum fuscozonatum (Suter, 1908)
    Height 33mm, Width 16mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island east coast ACE.
  • Buccinulum linea (Martyn, 1784)
    Height 49mm, Width 23mm, Lined Whelk, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands. Under rocks from low tide ACFME.
  • Buccinulum littorinoides (Reeve, 1846)
    Height 40mm, Marine, Endemic
    Lower North Island, and South Island CFE.
  • Buccinulum mariae Powell, 1940
    Height 20mm, Width 11mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland east coast to Bay of Plenty and East Cape AE.
  • Buccinulum pallidum Finlay, 1928
    Height 45mm, Width 21mm, Marine, Endemic
    Southern North Island from Mahia to Stewart Island, Chatham Islands CFME.
  • Buccinulum pallidum powelli Ponder, 1971
    Height 40mm, Width 18mm, Lined Whelk, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to East Cape AE.
  • Buccinulum pertinax (Martens, 1878)
    Height 45mm, Width 21mm, Marine, Endemic
    Southern half of South Island, Stewart, Chatham, Snares, Antipodes, Auckland and Campbell Islands FMAnE.
  • Buccinulum pertinax finlayi Powell, 1929
    Height 37mm, Width 17mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Taiaroa Head, Otago, and Banks Peninsula CFE.
  • Buccinulum robustum Powell, 1929
    Height 21mm, Width 9mm, Marine, Endemic
    Nortland to East Cape AE.
  • Buccinulum vittatum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
    Height 26mm, Width 12mm, Marine, Endemic
    Upper North Island. Northland to New Plymouth and East Cape ACE.
  • Buccinulum vittatum bicinctum (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 33mm, Width 15mm, 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.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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