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Violet Snails Genus Janthina

Observer

leonperrie

Date

December 25, 2016 10:44 AM NZDT

Place

Oakura (Google, OSM)
Dwarf Janthina - Photo (c) Juan Manuel de Roux, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Dwarf Janthina (Janthina exigua)
Added on January 20, 2020.
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Dwarf Janthina Janthina exigua

Observer

emily_r

Date

September 17, 2019 04:57 PM NZST
Dwarf Janthina - Photo (c) Juan Manuel de Roux, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Dwarf Janthina (Janthina exigua)
Added on January 20, 2020.
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Observer

glycymeris

Date

January 19, 2020

Description

24.34×15.03 mm.
Washed up, many shells were found on the beach.

Austrofusus glans - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
predomalpha's ID: Austrofusus glans, a member of True Whelks (Family Buccinidae)
Added on January 20, 2020.
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Cook's Turban Cookia sulcata

Observer

kelvinperrie

Date

January 17, 2020 10:27 AM NZDT
Cook's Turban - Photo (c) wild_wind, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Cook's Turban (Cookia sulcata)
Added on January 20, 2020.
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Observer

glycymeris

Date

January 19, 2020

Description

9.16×13.01 mm.
Washed up.

Maoricrypta youngi - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, all rights reserved
predomalpha's ID: Maoricrypta youngi, a member of Slippersnails (Family Calyptraeidae)
Added on January 20, 2020.
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Hairy Chiton Acanthochitona zelandica

Observer

kelvinperrie

Date

January 17, 2020 10:22 AM NZDT
Hairy Chiton - Photo (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Hairy Chiton (Acanthochitona zelandica)
Added on January 20, 2020.
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Spotted Tiger Topshell Maurea punctulata

Observer

kelvinperrie

Date

January 17, 2020 10:29 AM NZDT
Spotted Tiger Topshell - Photo (c) memopob, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Spotted Tiger Topshell (Maurea punctulata)
Added on January 20, 2020.
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Observer

kelvinperrie

Date

January 12, 2020 11:00 AM NZDT

Description

I have similar observation which was id'd as Poirieria zelandica, so could be that

Poirieria zelandica - Photo (c) Lisa Bennett, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Poirieria zelandica, a member of Murex Snails (Family Muricidae)
Added on January 20, 2020.
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Pear Bonnet Snail Semicassis pyrum

Observer

glycymeris

Date

January 19, 2020 06:02 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up.

Pear Bonnet Snail - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
predomalpha's ID: Pear Bonnet Snail (Semicassis pyrum)
Added on January 20, 2020.
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New Zealand Moonsnail Tanea zelandica

Observer

glycymeris

Date

January 19, 2020

Description

Washed up, locally common.

New Zealand Moonsnail - Photo (c) lisa_bennett, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Lisa Bennett
predomalpha's ID: New Zealand Moonsnail (Tanea zelandica)
Added on January 20, 2020.
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Observer

glycymeris

Date

January 19, 2020 02:09 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up.

Tritia burchardi - Photo (c) Femorale, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Tritia burchardi, a member of Nassa Mudsnails (Family Nassariidae)
Added on January 20, 2020.
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Shining Sunset Shell Hiatula nitida

Observer

glycymeris

Date

January 19, 2020 09:19 AM NZDT

Description

Fresh dead shell found on mud at low tide.

Shining Sunset Shell - Photo (c) memopob, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Shining Sunset Shell (Hiatula nitida)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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Shipworms Family Teredinidae

Observer

glycymeris

Date

January 19, 2020 06:03 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up.

Shipworms - Photo (c) Susan J. Hewitt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Shipworms (Family Teredinidae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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glycymeris

Date

January 19, 2020 06:03 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up.
Galeopsis was also common in Spirits Bay, Far North.

Galeopsis - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, all rights reserved
predomalpha's ID: Genus Galeopsis, a member of Bryozoans (Phylum Bryozoa)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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Southern Olive Amalda australis

Observer

glycymeris

Date

January 19, 2020 09:18 AM NZDT

Description

Fresh dead shell found on mud at low tide.

Southern Olive - Photo (c) Femorale, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Southern Olive (Amalda australis)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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Observer

glycymeris

Date

January 19, 2020 06:03 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up, first one for me.
Rare in Auckland and Northland area.

Zeacolpus vittatus - Photo (c) Arnim Littek, some rights reserved (CC BY)
predomalpha's ID: Zeacolpus vittatus, a member of Tower Shells (Family Turritellidae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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glycymeris

Date

January 4, 2020 06:46 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up. Uncommon.

Maoricrypta youngi - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, all rights reserved
predomalpha's ID: Maoricrypta youngi, a member of Slippersnails (Family Calyptraeidae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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glycymeris

Date

January 19, 2020 06:02 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up.

Maurea tigris - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
predomalpha's ID: Maurea tigris, a member of Vetigastropod Snails (Subclass Vetigastropoda)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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glycymeris

Date

January 4, 2020 06:47 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up.

Mesoginella - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, all rights reserved
predomalpha's ID: Genus Mesoginella, a member of Margin Shells (Family Marginellidae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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glycymeris

Date

January 4, 2020 06:52 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up. Mesoginella cf. koma.

Mesoginella - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, all rights reserved
predomalpha's ID: Genus Mesoginella, a member of Margin Shells (Family Marginellidae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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glycymeris

Date

January 4, 2020 06:49 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up. Much smaller than Mesoginella koma, I saw several of them at Spirits Bay. I am pretty sure this is M. pisinna.

Mesoginella - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, all rights reserved
predomalpha's ID: Genus Mesoginella, a member of Margin Shells (Family Marginellidae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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glycymeris

Date

January 4, 2020 06:51 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up. Locally common at Eastern end of Spirits Bay.

Mesoginella vailei - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, all rights reserved
predomalpha's ID: Mesoginella vailei, a member of Margin Shells (Family Marginellidae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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glycymeris

Date

January 4, 2020 06:41 PM NZDT

Description

Washed up. Locally common at Eastern end of Spirits Bay.

Mesoginella vailei - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, all rights reserved
predomalpha's ID: Mesoginella vailei, a member of Margin Shells (Family Marginellidae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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Tower Shells Family Turritellidae

Observer

arnim

Date

December 26, 2018 08:55 AM NZDT
Zeacolpus vittatus - Photo (c) Arnim Littek, some rights reserved (CC BY)
predomalpha's ID: Zeacolpus vittatus, a member of Tower Shells (Family Turritellidae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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Observer

wild_wind

Date

November 6, 2018 02:40 AM NZDT

Description

1mm squares.

Buccinulum littorinoides - Photo (c) Richard Taylor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Buccinulum littorinoides, a member of True Whelks (Family Buccinidae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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Caenogastropod Snails Subclass Caenogastropoda

Observer

kelvinperrie

Date

January 12, 2020 10:44 AM NZDT
Austrofusus glans - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
predomalpha's ID: Austrofusus glans, a member of True Whelks (Family Buccinidae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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Discors Trough Shell Spisula discors

Observer

arnim

Date

January 18, 2020 06:02 AM NZDT

Description

trough shell, but which one?

Tags

Spisula - Photo (c) Surovtseva Natalia, all rights reserved
predomalpha's ID: Genus Spisula, a member of Surfclams (Subfamily Mactrinae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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Observer

arnim

Date

January 18, 2020 05:59 AM NZDT

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Southern Tuatua - Photo (c) Simon Nicholas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
predomalpha's ID: Southern Tuatua (Paphies donacina)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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Speckled Whelk Cominella adspersa

Observer

arnim

Date

January 18, 2020 05:57 AM NZDT

Tags

Speckled Whelk - Photo (c) Llez, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
predomalpha's ID: Speckled Whelk (Cominella adspersa)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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Observer

arnim

Date

January 18, 2020 05:56 AM NZDT

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Bassina yatei - Photo anonymous, no known copyright restrictions (public domain)
predomalpha's ID: Bassina yatei, a member of Venus Clams (Family Veneridae)
Added on January 19, 2020.
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