Tugali superba Powell, 1934:265



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene


Distribution & Habitat

North Island, New Zealand


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology




Holotype: MA70784






Original scientific description:

Powell, A. W. B. (1934). Upper Pliocene fossils from Cape Runaway. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 1(5): 261-274.


Other references:

Blom, Wilma M. (2019). Fossil and Recent molluscan types in the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Part 3: Gastropoda (Patellogastropoda and Vetigastropoda). Records of the Auckland Museum 54: 37-62.

Maxwell, P. A. (2009). Cenozoic Mollusca, pp. 232-254. In: Gordon, D. P. (ed.). The New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa and Deuterostomia. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Tugali superba A. W. B. Powell, 1934 †. Accessed through: Marine Species Traits editorial board (2024) Marine Species Traits at: on 2024-02-18

Spencer, H. G., B.A. Marshall, P.A. Maxwell, J.A. GrantMackie, J.D. Stilwell, R.C. Willan, H.J. Campbell and J.S. Crampton. (2009). Phylum Mollusca – Chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids and kin. Pp. 161-254 in D.P. Gordon (ed.) 


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