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  • Subfamily: Pagodulinae

  • Axymene aucklandicus (E.A. Smith, 1902)
    Height 13mm, Width 6.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Cook Strait to Stewart Island. Snares, Bounty, Campbell and Auckland Islands
    CFAnE.
  • Comptella costata B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Marine, Endemic
    Middlesex Bank and Three Kings Islands, 15-508 metres
    AE.
  • Comptella cresswelli B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 5.05mm, Width 2.45mm
    Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    Late Pleistocene (Haweran) and Holocene. Southern South Island, Stewart, Snares, Auckland, Antipodes and Bounty Islands, 0-220 metres; taken alive at 26-80 metres from bryozoan/shell substrata
    FAnR.Fo.E.
  • Comptella curta (R. Murdoch, 1905)
    Height 7mm, Width 3mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South Island. Off Taiaroa Head, Otago, to Stewart Island. Snares, Campbell and Auckland Islands
    FAnE.
  • Comptella devia (Suter, 1908)
    Height 7mm, Width 3mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Snares Islands
    AnE.
  • Comptella kaikoura B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 7.7mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North-eastern South Island, living at 400 metres
    CE.
  • Comptella munida B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Marine, Endemic
    Off south-eastern South Island, 150-343 metres (shells)
    FE.
  • Comptella paulini B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 5.60mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Fiordland, south-western South Island, 13-415 metres (shells)
    FE.
  • Comptella pygmaea B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 4.10mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South-western South Island, 13-415 metres (shells)
    FE.
  • Enixotrophon carduelis (R.B. Watson, 1882)
    Height 40mm, Width 25mm
    Marine
    New South Wales, southern Lord Howe Rise, West Norfolk Ridge, Kermadec Ridge, and off north-eastern North Island, 320-1216 metres
    KAC
  • Enixotrophon eos (B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2011)
    Height 45mm, Width 23mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South-eastern North Island, south-eastern South Island and Chatham Rise, 1100-2130 metres
    CFME.
  • Enixotrophon eumorphus B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2011
    Height 24.6mm
    Marine
    Macquarie Ridge, 460-470 metres
    An
  • Enixotrophon hastulus (B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2011)
    Height 53.4mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Rise, 1000-1010 metres
    ME.
  • Enixotrophon latus (B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2011)
    Height 55mm, Width 32mm
    Marine
    Eastern Australia, Lord Howe Rise, Kermadec Ridge, Chatham Rise, and off North Island and north-eastern and western South Island, 384-1395 meters
    KACFM
  • Enixotrophon macquariensis (Powell, 1957)
    Height 22mm, Width 10.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Macquarie Ridge, 69-810 metres
    AnE.
  • Enixotrophon maxwelli (B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2011)
    Height 53mm, Width 22mm
    Marine, Endemic
    West Norfolk Ridge, W of Cape Reinga, Challenger Plateau, off North and South Islands, Chatham Rise, Bounty Trough, 867-2677 metres
    CFME.
  • Enixotrophon obtusus (B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2011)
    Height 29mm
    Marine
    Fiji, West Norfolk Ridge, Southern Norfolk Ridge, Three Kings Rise, Kermadec Ridge, and off northern and eastern North Island, 741-1385 metres
    KAC
  • Enixotrophon occiduus (B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2011)
    Height 26mm, Width 11mm
    Marine, Endemic
    West Norfolk Ridge, 950-987 metres
    AE.
  • Enixotrophon pumilus B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 9.9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    West Norfolk Ridge, W of Cape Reinga, 785-800 metres
    AE.
  • Enixotrophon pygmaeus (B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2011)
    Height 13mm
    Marine
    Lord Howe Rise and Challenger Plateau, 1029-1186 metres
    C
  • Enixotrophon tangaroa (B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2011)
    Height 37mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North-eastern South Island and Chatham Rise, 880-2155 metres
    CME.
  • Enixotrophon venustus (B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2011)
    Height 55mm, Width 21mm
    Marine
    Tasmania, West Norfolk Ridge S of Norfolk Island, Kermadec Ridge, and off northern and eastern North Island, Hikurangi Trench and Chatham Rise, 850-1239 metres
    KACMAn
  • Enixotrophon veronicae (Pastorino, 1999)
    Height 52mm, Width 22mm
    Marine
    Southern Chile, Strait of Magellan, South Georgia, Tasmania and Bollons Plateau, southern New Zealand, 298-1281 metres
    An
  • Lamellitrophon carinatus B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 5.9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    King Bank, Three Kings Islands, off Cape Reinga and off White Island, 15-805 metres, living at 15-23 metres
    AE.
  • Lamellitrophon huttonii (Murdoch, 1900)
    Height 16mm, Width 7mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island
    ACFE.
  • Lamellitrophon tangaroa B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 6.4mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Middlesex Bank, Three Kings Islands, and north-eastern North Island, from Spirits Bay to as far south as Ranfurly Bank, 16-143 metres, living at 50-56 metres
    AE.
  • Lamellitrophon teres (Finlay, 1930)
    Height 6mm, Width 3.3mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South Island, off Taiaroa Head, Otago, 90 metres
    FE.
  • Lamellitrophon traversi (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 22mm, Width 10mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands, littoral to shallow subtidal. More common in north
    ACFME.
  • Lenitrophon convexus (Suter, 1909)
    Height 12.4mm, Width 4.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Southern South Island. Stewart, Snares and Chatham Islands
    FMAnE.
  • Paratrophon cheesemani (Hutton, 1882)
    Height 19mm, Width 11mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island west coast, from Ninety Mile Beach to Kawhia
    ACE.
  • Paratrophon cheesemani exsculptus Powell, 1933
    Height 23mm, Width 13mm
    Marine, Endemic
    West Coast North and South Islands from Port Waikato to Jackson Bay, south of Haast
    CFE.
  • Paratrophon patens (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1854)
    Height 29mm, Width 17mm
    Marine, Endemic, Lamellose within the grooves
    South Island and Stewart Island. On exposed rocky shores
    CFE.
  • Paratrophon quoyi (Reeve, 1846)
    Height 35mm, Width 18mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island. From low tide, often around Corallina seaweed
    ACE.
  • Poirieria kopua Dell, 1956
    Height 21mm, Width 15mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Bay of Plenty southwards and Chatham Rise. Trawled around 500-1000 metres
    CFME.
  • Poirieria syrinx B.A. Marshall & Houart, 1995
    Height 26mm, Width 24mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Bay of Plenty, and Cook Strait, 482-786 metres on mud
    ACE.
  • Poirieria zelandica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
    Width 88mm, Height 79mm
    Spiny Murex, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands to Stewart Island, Challenger Plateau and Chatham Islands, 0-540 metres
    ACFME.
  • Terefundus coronatus (Dell, 1956)
    Height 5.5mm, Width 2.2mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South Island. Off Mernoo Bank to Chatham Islands
    CME.
  • Terefundus crispulatus (Suter, 1908)
    Height 4mm, Width 1.9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Lower South Island. Stewart Chathams and Snares Islands
    FMAnE.
  • Terefundus cuvierensis (Mestayer, 1919)
    Height 4.5mm, Width 2mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Bay of Plenty, trawled
    AE.
  • Terefundus goniocorella B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 8.8mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Kaikoura, north-eastern South Island, 400 metres
    CE.
  • Terefundus grebneffi B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 7.6mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Eastern South Island, 421-530 metres, living at 476-485 metres
    CFE.
  • Terefundus gregarius B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 9.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Eastern South Island, 128-555 metres, living at 293-476 metres
    CFE.
  • Terefundus mernoo B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 4.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Mernoo Bank, western Chatham Rise, living at 320-419 metres
    CE.
  • Terefundus nitens B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 5.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off The Aldermen Islands and off Mayor Island, north-eastern North Island, 348-443 metres, living at 443-527 metres
    AE.
  • Terefundus quadricinctus (Suter, 1908)
    Height 4.4mm, Width 2.1mm
    Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    South Island, from Otago south, and Snares Islands
    FAnR.Fo.E.
  • Terefundus quadricinctus unicarinatus Dell, 1956
    Height 4.3mm, Width 2.3mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Chatham Islands
    ME.
  • Terefundus sepulcralis B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Height 6.85mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Graveyard Seamount complex, Chatham Rise, 800-990 metres
    CE.
  • Terefundus venustus B.A. Marshall & Houart, 2022
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Otago Peninsula, South-eastern South Island, living at 340-620 metres
    FE.
  • Trophonella longstaffi (E.A.Smith, 1907)
    Height 35mm
    Marine
    Antarctica
    An
  • Xymene plebeius (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 22mm, Width 11mm
    Marine, Endemic, In harbours and estuaries
    North, South and Stewart Island
    ACFE.
  • Xymene pumilus (Suter, 1909)
    Height 30mm, Width 15mm
    Marine, Endemic
    From Cape Campbell to Stewart Island, and Auckland Islands. Sublittoral to about 550 metres
    CFAnE.
  • Xymene warreni Ponder, 1972
    Height 20mm, Width 11mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South Island West Coast
    CE.
  • Xymenella pusilla (Suter, 1907)
    Height 10mm, Width 5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island and east coast of South Island to Stewart Island
    ACFE.
  • Zeatrophon ambiguus (Philippi, 1844)
    Height 64mm, Width 38mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. From low tide to about 50 fathoms
    ACFME.
  • Zeatrophon mortenseni (Odhner, 1924)
    Height 15mm, Width 6.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Auckland Islands, intertidal to about 10 metres
    AnE.
  • Zeatrophon mortenseni caudatinus (Finlay, 1930)
    Height 23mm, Width 10mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Stewart Island and Chatham Islands. From 20-200 metres
    ACFME.
  • Zeatrophon pulcherrimus Finlay, 1930
    Height 18mm, Width 7mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. From 15-600 metres
    ACFME.
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