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  • Subfamily: Trochinae

  • Clanculus atypicus Iredale, 1912
    Height 8mm, Width 9.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands, low tide to 15 metres, under stones KE.
  • Clanculus peccatus (Finlay, 1927)
    Height 12mm, Width 12mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to East Cape. In beach drift and below low tide to over 25 metres AE.
  • Clanculus persicus Habe & Shikama, 1964
    Width 25mm, Marine
    Off Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Honshu, Japan, and off Kermadec Islands 235-280 metres K
  • Coelotrochus carinatus (B.A. Marshall, 1998)
    Width 4.3mm, Height 3.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, off Cape Reinga. Off White Island AE.
  • Coelotrochus carmesinus (Webster, 1908)
    Height 6mm, Width 8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to East Cape. Rare, under stones 5-20 metres, and in beach drift AE.
  • Coelotrochus chathamensis (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 7mm, Width 9mm, Marine, Endemic
    Southern North Island, Stewart, Chatham and southern Islands CFMAnE.
  • Coelotrochus davegibbsi B.A. Marshall, 1998
    Width 6.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands 18-123 metres, and north of Cape Reinga 88 metres AE.
  • Coelotrochus oppressus (Hutton, 1878)
    Height 5.5mm, Width 6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, North Island to Mahia ACE.
  • Coelotrochus polychromus B.A. Marshall, 1998
    Width 5.9mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 14-88 metres AE.
  • Coelotrochus rex (B.A. Marshall, 1998)
    Width 5.8mm, Height 4.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 102-440 metres AE.
  • Coelotrochus tiaratus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)
    Width 18mm, Height 15mm, Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island ACFR.Fo.E.
  • Coelotrochus viridis (Gmelin, 1791)
    Width 30mm, Height 25mm, Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFMR.Fo.E.
  • Tectus royanus (Iredale, 1912)
    Height 101mm, Width 102mm, Marine, Endemic
    Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands, on rocks from low water to 6-8 metres, dead specimens to 29 metres KE.
  • Trochus camelophorus Webster, 1906
    Width 13mm, Height 11mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, Northland to East Cape. 0-228 metres and in beach drift AE.
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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