Species List for Genus: Cantharidus
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Trochida (Order) > Trochoidea (Superfamily) > Trochidae
(Family) > Cantharidinae
(Subfamily) > Cantharidus
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(Hombron & Jacquinot, 1854)
Width 12mm, Height 10mm, Marine, Endemic
South Island, Otago to Stewart Island, Snares, Campbell, Auckland and Antipodes Islands. Under kelp holdfasts FAnE.
(G.B. Sowerby II, 1870)
Height 8mm, Width 8mm, Marine, Endemic
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. On kelp at low tide to about 5 metres ACFME.
(B.A. Marshall, 1998)
Height 6.2mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands and off Cape Reinga, Far North, 13-88 metres AE.
Width 8mm, Height 8mm, Marine, Endemic
Chatham Islands, intertidal to shallow water ME.
Height 50mm, Width 38mm, Opal Top Shell, Marine, Endemic
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. Littoral to moderate depths ACFME.
Height 5.0mm, Width 5.5mm, Marine, Endemic, Distinct flattened base and wide umbilicus
South Island CFE.
Width 9mm, Height 8mm, Marine, Endemic
Stewart Island. On seaweed covered rocks FE.