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Species List for Genus: Nassarius
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Buccinoidea (Superfamily) > Nassariidae (Family) > Nassariinae (Subfamily) > Nassarius (Genus)
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  • Genus: Nassarius

  • Nassarius aoteanus Finlay, 1927
    Height 36mm, Width 20mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland east coast, from North Cape to East Cape, 2-113 metres
    AE.
  • Nassarius berniceae Willan & Beechey, 2015
    Height 25mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands
    KE.
  • Nassarius glans particeps (Hedley, 1915)
    Height 28mm, Width 13mm
    Marine
    Northland east coast Cavalli Islands. Also New South Wales, Australia. Subtidal to approximately 77 metres, in sand
    A
  • Nassarius himeroessa (Melvill & Standen, 1903)
    Length 6.4mm
    Marine
    Off Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands
    K
  • Nassarius nodiferus (Powys, 1835)
    Length 23mm
    Marine
    From Mauritius to China, the New Hebrides, and Kermadec Islands
    K
  • Nassarius spiratus (A. Adams, 1852)
    Height 25mm, Width 14mm
    Marine
    Northland east coast. From low tide to over 20 metres. Also NSW Australia, and Lord Howe Island
    KA
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