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Species List for Subfamily: Turritellinae
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > [unassigned] Caenogastropoda (Order) > Cerithioidea (Superfamily) > Turritellidae (Family) > Turritellinae (Subfamily)
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  • Subfamily: Turritellinae

  • Maoricolpus finlayi Powell, 1940
    Height 14mm, Width 5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Far North and Three Kings area AE.
  • Maoricolpus roseus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)
    Height 94mm, Width 28mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. Introduced to Tasmania, Australia ACFME.
  • Stiracolpus ahiparanus (Powell, 1927)
    Height 36mm, Width 8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Ahipara and Auckland west coast, North Island. Below low tide to 60 metres ACE.
  • Stiracolpus pagoda (Reeve, 1849)
    Height 41mm, Width 9mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, North, South and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Stiracolpus symmetricus (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 22mm, Width 7mm, Marine, Endemic, Always white
    Otago, Foveaux Strait and Stewart Island FE.
  • Zeacolpus vittatus (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 98mm, Width 23mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island and northern South Island. From low tide to over 180 metres ACE.
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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