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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Volutoidea (Superfamily) > Marginellidae (Family)
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  • Family: Marginellidae

  • Mesoginella aupouria (Powell, 1937)
    Height 4.3mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Mesoginella cracens (Dell, 1956)
    Height 4.5mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off eastern Otago, 475 - 650 metres FE.
  • Mesoginella ergastula (Dell, 1953)
    Height 4mm, Width 2.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Rise ME.
  • Mesoginella judithae (Dell, 1956)
    Height 5.5mm, Width 3.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Islands ME.
  • Mesoginella koma B.A. Marshall, 2004
    Height 7mm, Width 4.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Mahia ACE.
  • Mesoginella larochei (Powell, 1932)
    Length 4mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island. Far North to Wanganui and Mahia AE.
  • Mesoginella manawatawhia (Powell, 1937)
    Height 6mm, Width 3.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Mesoginella otagoensis (Dell, 1956)
    Height 5mm, Width 3.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off eastern Otago, 550 metres FE.
  • Mesoginella pisinna B.A. Marshall, 2004
    Height 5.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island east coast, Three Kings Islands to Mahia ACE.
  • Mesoginella pygmaeiformis (Powell, 1937)
    Height 4.8mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Mesoginella tryphenensis (Powell, 1932)
    Height 3.6mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland east coast to East Cape AE.
  • Mesoginella vailei (Powell, 1932)
    Height 8mm, Width 5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Far North, Northland AE.
  • Ovaginella maoria (Powell, 1937)
    Height 7mm, Width 5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands 475 metres AE.
  • Ovaginella profunda (Suter, 1909)
    Height 5.5mm, Width 3.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off eastern Otago, 180 metres FE.
  • Serrata fasciata (G.B. Sowerby II, 1846)
    Height 8mm, Width 4mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands, Far North, and north-eastern North Island to Mahia Peninsula, under stones intertidally to about 22 metres ACE.
  • Serrata maoriana (Powell, 1932)
    Height 10mm, Width 4.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland east coast to East Cape AE.
  • Serrata raoulica B.A. Marshall, 2004
    Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands KE.
  • Dentimargo amoenus (Suter, 1908)
    Height 5mm, Width 2.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Ahipara, Northland. Off Snares Islands AAnE.
  • Dentimargo cairoma (Brookes, 1924)
    Height 4.5mm, Width 2mm, Marine, Endemic, White, often with narrow red bands at periphery
    Northland to Cook Strait, and Chatham Islands ACME.
  • Dentimargo fusulus (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
    Height 7mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Bay of Plenty. Off Poor Knights Islands AE.
  • Dentimargo fusuloides (Dell, 1956)
    Height 6.3mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off eastern Otago, 350-550 metres FE.
  • Dentimargo hebescens (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
    Height 3.8mm, Width 2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off northland east coast AE.
  • Dentimargo luridus (Suter, 1908)
    Height 3mm, Width 1.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Fiordland to Foveaux Strait and Otago. Off Chathams, Snares, Antipodes and Auckland Islands FMAnE.
  • Dentimargo stewartianus (Suter, 1908)
    Height 4.5mm, Width 2.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Stewart Island. Snares, Campbell and Auckland Islands FAnE.
  • Dentimargo subamoenus (Powell, 1937)
    Height 4mm, Width 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Dentimargo subfusulus (Powell, 1932)
    Height 4mm, Width 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland east coast, south to Chatham Islands and southern NZ ACFME.
  • Dentimargo wormaldi (Powell, 1971)
    Height 9mm, Width 4.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland east coast AE.
  • Volvarina albescens (Hutton, 1873)
    Height 5mm, Width 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    Stewart Island, Foveaux Strait, Snares and Bounty Islands FAnE.
  • Volvarina parvistriata (Suter, 1908)
    Height 3mm, Width 1.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Otago to Foveaux Strait, Snares, Auckland and Chatham Islands FMAnE.
  • Volvarina plicatula (Suter, 1909)
    Height 3mm, Width 1.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Auckland Islands AnE.
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