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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Lepetelllida (Order) > Fissurelloidea (Superfamily) > Fissurellidae (Family) > Emarginulinae (Subfamily)
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  • Subfamily: Emarginulinae

  • Cornisepta festiva Crozier, 1966
    Width 5mm, Height 5.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    North of Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Emarginula connectens Thiele, 1915
    Kermadec Islands K
  • Emarginula striatula Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
    Length 33mm, Width 17mm, Slit Limpet, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart, Chathams, Snares, Auckland and Bounty Islands. In beach drift and living below low tide ACFMAnE.
  • Fissurisepta manawatawhia (Powell, 1937)
    Length 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Scutus breviculus (Blainville, 1817)
    Length 103mm, Width 51mm, Shield Shell, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island ACFE.
  • Tugali colvillensis Finlay, 1926
    Length 21mm, Width 13mm, Height 8mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Islands ACFE.
  • Tugali elegans Gray, 1843
    Length 50mm, Width 30mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northern part of North Island and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Tugali stewartiana Powell, 1939
    Length 57mm, Width 18mm, Height 10mm, Endemic, Less tapered anteriorly, and has much coarser sculpture - fewer, broader and flatter radials, fewer and stronger concentric ridges
    Stewart Island and Foveaux Strait FE.
  • Tugali suteri (Thiele, 1917)
    Length 15mm, Width 11mm, Marine, Endemic, Anal fasciole consists of two radial ribs, compared to three in T. elegans
    North Island, Cook Strait and Chatham Islands ACME.
  • Tugali suteri sutherlandi Fleming, 1948
    Length 15mm, Width 10mm, Marine, Endemic, Radial ribs alternate in strength, and concentric riblets are much weaker, causing slight beading of the radials
    Fiordland, South Island FE.
  • Vacerrena kesteveni (Hedley, 1900)
    Height 1.0mm, Width 1.2mm, Length 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Australia, Tweed Heads, NSW, to Cape Wiles, SA. New Zealand, Foveaux Strait, Stewart Island and Snares Islands. Also recently recorded from the Chatham Islands FMAnE.
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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