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  • Family: Scissurellidae

  • Incisura lytteltonensis (E.A. Smith, 1894)
    Length 1.3mm, Width 1mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. In shell sand and alive on under sides of stones ACFMAnE.
  • Incisura rosea (Hedley, 1904)
    Length 1.2mm, Width 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. In shell sand and on under sides of stones ACFMAnE.
  • Satondella azonata Geiger & Marshall, 2012
    Height 0.36mm, Width 0.63mm, Marine, Endemic
    West Norfolk Ridge and northern New Zealand, 33-805 metres AE.
  • Satondella bicristata Geiger & Marshall, 2012
    Height 0.37mm, Width 0.66mm, Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Ridge, New Zealand, 538 metres KE.
  • Satondella cachoi Luque, Geiger & Rolán, 2011
  • Satondella dantarti Luque, Geiger & Rolán, 2011
  • Scissurella bountyensis Powell, 1933
    Height 0.62mm, Width 0.88mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Bounty Islands AnE.
  • Scissurella manawatawhia Powell, 1937
    Length 1mm, Width 1mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres AE.
  • Scissurella prendrevillei Powell, 1933
    Width 1.2mm, Height 0.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings, North, South Island, Fiordland and Chatham Islands. 0-805 metres ACFMAnE.
  • Scissurella regalis Geiger & Marshall, 2012
    Height 0.76mm, Width 1.16mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Rise, 780-790m AE.
  • Scissurella skeneoides Geiger, 2012
    Marine, Endemic
    Far North. Off North Cape and Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Sinezona bandeli B.A. Marshall, 2002
    Width 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Island and north-eastern North Island to East Cape. 0-805 metres KACFE.
  • Sinezona brevis (Hedley, 1904)
    Width 1.2mm, Height 1mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island, north part of South Island and Chatham Islands. In shell sand and inter-tidal on weed ACMAnE.
  • Sinezona brucei Geiger, 2012
    Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands, Norfolk Island, North Island, Northland to Bay of Plenty KAE.
  • Sinezona calumnior Geiger, 2012
  • Sinezona enigmatica Geiger & Marshall, 2012
    Width 1.24mm, Height 0.86mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northern New Zealand, intertidal AE.
  • Sinezona iota (Finlay, 1927)
    Height 0.9mm, Width 0.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart, Chatham, Bounty and the Snares Islands ACFMAnE.
  • Sinezona laqueus (Finlay, 1927)
    Height 1.25mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off North, South, Stewart, Snares, Antipodes and Chatham Islands ACFMAnE.
  • Sinezona levigata (Iredale, 1908)
    Width 1.0mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off South, Stewart, Snares, Antipodes, Auckland, Campbell and Chatham Islands. 0-113 metres CFMAnE.
  • Sinezona macleani Geiger, 2012
    West Norfolk Ridge to Kermadec Islands, also Fiji, New Caledonia, Indonesia. Off Curtis Island 1000 metres, elsewhere 25-830 metres KA
  • Sinezona mechanica Geiger & Marshall, 2012
    Width 1.28mm, Height 0.89mm, Marine
    Ranfurly Bank, East Cape to Stewart Island, and Chatham Islands. Also Macquarie Island CFM
  • Sinezona pacifica (W.R.B. Oliver, 1915)
    Width 1.0mm, Marine, Known from beach specimens, under stones and and from algae washings intertidally, down to about 100 metres
    Australia from northern NSW to south-western WA. Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands, Lork Howe, and Norfolk Island. Macquarie Island KAAn
  • Sinezona pauperata Powell, 1933
    Height 0.4mm, Width 0.5mm, Marine
    Chatham Islands, 18 metres M
  • Sinezona platyspira Geiger & Marshall, 2012
    Height 0.6mm, Width 0.95mm, Marine, Endemic
    West Norfolk Ridge, W of Cape Reinga, northern New Zealand, 785-800 metres AE.
  • Sinezona subantarctica (Hedley, 1916)
    Height 0.75mm, Width 1.15mm, Marine
    Macquarie Islands An
  • Sinezona wanganellica Geiger & Marshall, 2012
    Height 0.41mm, Width 0.71mm, Marine, Endemic
    West Norfolk Ridge, NW of Cape Maria van Diemen AE.
  • Sukashitrochus lyallensis (Finlay, 1926)
    Height 1.5mm, Width 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. In shell sand and alive on under sides of stones. Also recently recorded from the Chatham Islands KACFMAnE.
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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