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Species List for Genus: Psilaxis
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > 'Lower Heterobranchia' (Infraclass) > Architectonicoidea (Superfamily) > Architectonicidae (Family) > Psilaxis (Genus)
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  • Genus: Psilaxis

  • Psilaxis oxytropis (A. Adams, 1855)
    Height 12mm, Width 16mm, Marine, Larger protoconch than Psilaxis radiatus
    Northland east coast to East Cape. Also central and western Pacific, New Caledonia KA
  • Psilaxis radiatus (Röding, 1798)
    (=manifesta Iredale, 1931)
    Diameter 16mm, Width 14mm, Marine
    Northland east coast. Also indp-Pacific from South Africa and the Red Sea to Hawaii and Marquesas A
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