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  • Family: Skeneidae

  • Bruceiella laevigata B.A. Marshall, 1994
    Height 1.7mm, Diameter 1.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    NE of Chatham Islands, 1242 metres on whalebone
    ME.
  • Bruceiella pruinosa B.A. Marshall, 1994
    Width 1.4mm, Height 1.7mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Challenger Plateau, on whalebone, 908-912 metres
    CE.
  • Cirsonella consobrina Powell, 1930
    Width 1.2mm, Height 0.8mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island. Off Northland 10-20 metres
    AE.
  • Cirsonella densilirata Suter, 1908
    Width 2.3mm, Height 1.8mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South Island. From off Lyttelton to off Auckland and Shares Islands
    CFAnE.
  • Cirsonella laxa Powell, 1937
    Width 1.3mm, Height 0.8mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, Mahia and Snares Islands
    ACAnE.
  • Cirsonella maoria (Powell, 1937)
    Width 1.7mm, Height 1.3mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres
    AE.
  • Cirsonella paradoxa Powell, 1937
    Width 1.5mm, Height 1mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres
    AE.
  • Cirsonella parvula Powell, 1926
    Width 0.9mm, Height 0.8mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South Island, Off Lyttelton
    CFAnE.
  • Cirsonella pisiformis Powell, 1937
    Width 1.5mm, Height 1.3mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres
    AE.
  • Cirsonella propelaxa Dell, 1956
    Width 3mm, Height 2.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off South Island East Coast, and off Chatham Islands
    FME.
  • Cirsonella variecostata Powell, 1940
    Width 0.9mm, Height 0.6mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, 250 metres. Chalky Sound, 12 metres
    AFE.
  • Cirsonella waikukuensis Powell, 1937
    Height 0.7mm, Width 0.9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off North Cape
    AE.
  • Dillwynella haptricola B.A. Marshall, 1988
    Height 3.2mm, Diameter 3.6mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Central NZ, deep. South of Castlepoint, Chatham Islands
    CME.
  • Dillwynella ingens B.A. Marshall, 1988
    Height 4.8mm, Diameter 5.65mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North & central NZ, Chatham Islands, deep
    ACME.
  • Dillwynella lignicola B.A. Marshall, 1988
    Height 3.5mm, Diameter 4.05mm
    Marine, Endemic
    N & central NZ, Chatham Islands, deep, living on wood
    ACME.
  • Liotella aupouria Powell, 1937
    Height 0.6mm, Width 1.2mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands
    AE.
  • Liotella indigens Finlay, 1927
    Height 0.55mm, Width 0.95mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands and Northland
    AE.
  • Liotella mackenae Dell, 1956
    Height 1.3mm, Width 1.6mm
    Marine
    Off Chatham Islands
    M
  • Liotella polypleura (Hedley, 1904)
    Height 0.6mm, Width 0.9mm
    Marine
    Throughout NZ and offshore islands
    ACFMAn
  • Liotella rotula (Suter, 1908)
    Height 1.0mm, Width 1.7mm
    Marine
    From Three Kings Islands to Snares and Auckland Islands
    ACFAn
  • Lodderia eumorpha (Suter, 1908)
    Height 1.3mm, Width 1.7mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Snares and Auckland Islands
    FAnE.
  • Lodderia eumorpha cookiana (Dell, 1952)
    Height 1.1mm, Width 1.2mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Mernoo Bank, Chatham Rise
    CME.
  • Lodderia iota Powell, 1940
    Height 0.55mm, Width 0.65mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland
    AE.
  • Lodderia waitemata Powell, 1940
    Width 0.5mm, Height 0.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island. Auckland. In shell sand and on seaweed from low tide
    AE.
  • Philorene texturata W.R.B. Oliver, 1915
    Width 2mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands
    KE.
  • Tasmocrossea benthicola Dell, 1952
    Height 1.05mm, Width 0.97mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Tasman Sea
    CE.
  • Zalipais benthicola Powell, 1927
    Height 0.5mm, Width 0.9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Otago and off Snares Islands
    FAnE.
  • Zalipais lissa (Suter, 1908)
    Height 0.6mm, Width 1.0mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Otago, and Chatham Islands
    ACFMAnE.
  • Zalipais turneri Powell, 1939
    Height 0.75mm, Width 0.6mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Stewart Island
    FE.
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