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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Rissooidea (Superfamily) > Rissoinidae (Family)
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  • Family: Rissoinidae

  • Apataxia cerithiiformis (Tryon, 1887)
    Kermadec Islands K
  • Rissoina achatina Odhner, 1924
    Height 6.2mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Bay of Plenty and off East Cape AE.
  • Rissoina achatinoides Powell, 1937
    Height 4.8mm, Width 1.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off North Cape AE.
  • Rissoina anguina Finlay, 1927
    Height 5.5mm, Width 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Mahia Peninsula ACE.
  • Rissoina aupouria Powell, 1937
    Height 8.5mm, Width 3.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Rissoina chathamensis (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 7.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Throughout NZ, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Rissoina costata A. Adams, 1853
    Kermadec Islands K
  • Rissoina fictor Finlay, 1930
    Height 5.6mm, Width 1.9mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland to Bay of Plenty AE.
  • Rissoina fucosa Finlay, 1930
    Height 4.8mm, Width 2.0mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland to East Cape AE.
  • Rissoina larochei Finlay, 1930
    Height 2.9mm, Width 1.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland AE.
  • Rissoina manawatawhia Powell, 1937
    Height 3.7mm, Width 1.4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Rissoina powelli Finlay, 1930
    Height 7.9mm, Width 3.0mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Poor Knights Islands AE.
  • Rissoina zonata Suter, 1909
    Height 11.5mm, Width 4.5mm, Marine, Endemic, Usually white, but occasionally with a broad basal brown zone
    Northland to Cape Runaway 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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