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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Lepetelllida (Order) > Scissurelloidea (Superfamily) > Larocheidae (Family)
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  • Family: Larocheidae

  • Bathyxylophila excelsa B.A. Marshall, 1988
    Height 1.3mm, Diameter 1.55mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, central NZ & Chatham Islands, deep. Chatham Rise. On sunken logs ACME.
  • Bathyxylophila iota B.A. Marshall, 1988
    Height 0.67mm, Diameter 0.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Central NZ, Chatham Rise & Chatham Islands, deep CME.
  • Bathyxylophila pusilla B.A. Marshall, 1988
    Height 0.83mm, Diameter 1.02mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island. Off White Island, Bay of Plenty AE.
  • Larochea miranda Finlay, 1927
    Width 1.1mm, Height 0.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland, in shell sand AE.
  • Larochea scitula B.A. Marshall, 1993
    Height 1.1mm, Width 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Wanganella Bank, West Norfolk Ridge ACE.
  • Larochea secunda Powell, 1937
    Width 0.9mm, Height 0.9mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres AE.
  • Larochea spirata Geiger & Marshall, 2012
    Height 1.35mm, Width 1.54mm, Marine, Endemic
    West Norfolk Ridge, W of Cape Reinga, New Zealand, 785-800 metres AE.
  • Larocheopsis amplexa B.A. Marshall, 1993
    Width 1.5mm, Height 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Larocheopsis macrostoma Geiger & Marshall, 2012
    Height 0.79mm, Width 1.22mm, Marine, Endemic
    Seamount 130 km S of Esperance Rock, Kermadec Ridge, 538 metres KE.
  • Trogloconcha tesselata Kase & Kano, 2002
    Kermadec Islands K
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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