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Species List for Family: Costellariidae
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  • Family: Costellariidae

  • Austromitra angulata (Suter, 1908)
    Height 4mm, Width 2mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island to Cook Strait
    ACE.
  • Austromitra lawsi Finlay, 1930
    Height 12mm, Width 4.6mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South Island, off Cook Strait to Taiaroa Heads, Otago, and Fiordland
    CFE.
  • Austromitra planata (Hutton, 1885)
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Coromandel
    AE.
  • Austromitra rubiginosa (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 11mm, Width 4.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands
    ACFME.
  • Austromitra zafra Powell, 1952
    Height 5mm, Width 2.2mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Bay of Plenty, North Island
    AE.
  • Ceratoxancus elongatus Sakurai, 1958
    Marine
    Kermadec Islands
    K
  • Ceratoxancus leios Kantor & Bouchet, 1997
    Marine
    Norfolk Ridge, New Caledonia to Kermadec Islands
    K
  • Vexillum angustissimum (E.A. Smith, 1903)
    Length 20mm
    Marine
    From the Red Sea to the Tonga Islands. Kermadec Islands
    K
  • Vexillum castum (H.Adams, 1872)
    Height 6.4mm
    Marine
    From the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf to the Society and Hawaiin Islands. Kermadec Islands
    K
  • Vexillum iredalei (Powell, 1958)
    Length 17mm
    Marine
    Off Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands
    K
  • Vexillum sculptile (Reeve, 1845)
    Length 46mm
    Marine
    From Red Sea and the Persian Gulf to New Britain and Queensland, Australia. Kermadec Islands
    K
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