Antimelatoma


Antimelatoma

Taxobox
name = "Antimelatoma"


image_caption = "Antimelatoma buchanani maorum"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Mollusca
classis = Gastropoda
subclassis = Orthogastropoda
superordo = Caenogastropoda
ordo = Sorbeoconcha
subordo = Hypsogastropoda
infraordo = Neogastropoda
superfamilia = Conoidea
familia = Turridae
genus = "Antimelatoma"
genus_authority = Powell, 1942
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = See text.

"Antimelatoma" is a genus of predatory sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Turridae, the turrids.

Distribtion

This genus is endemic to New Zealand.

hell description

The shells of species in this genus are of moderate size, narrowly , with a tall spired and rather long, unnotched, slightly flexed siphonal canal.

pecies in the genus "Antimelatoma"

* "Antimelatoma ahipara" Powell A. W. B, 1942
* "Antimelatoma buchanani maorum" (E. A. Smith, 1877)
* "Antimelatoma benthicola" Powell A. W. B, 1942
* "Antimelatoma maoria" Dell, 1995

References

* Powell A. W. B., "New Zealand Mollusca", William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1


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