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Molluscs of Tasmania
Molluscs of Tasmania

Turritellidae – Turritellinae: Maoricolpus roseus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) (‘New Zealand screw-shell’)

Synonym(s): roseus Quoy & Gaimard, 1834.

Typical shell-length 80 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore on sand and mud, especially in sheltered environments. Non-native. Occurs in eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC); also New Zealand. In Tasmanian waters, this species is now widespread and often abundant, following unintentional introduction from New Zealand.

Classification

Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Cerithiimorpha – Cerithiimorpha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Turritellidae
Subfamily: Turritellinae
Genus: Maoricolpus

A-L Localities for Maoricolpus roseus

Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bangor: Tasman Bay
Bangor: Two Mile Beach
Bangor: Watsons Bay
Bathurst Channel: Beabey Point
Beaumaris: Shelly Point
Beerbarrel Beach
Bicheno
Bicheno: Courland Bay
Bicheno: Diamond Island
Bicheno: Governor Island
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Bicheno: Rice Beach
Bicheno: Waubs Beach
Binalong Bay
Binalong Bay: beach
Binalong Bay: gulches
Binalong Bay: Jeanneret Beach
Blackman Bay: Little Chinaman Bay
Blackmans Bay
Black River Beach: northern end
Boltons Beach
Bridport: beach
Bridport: East Sandy Point
Bruny Island: Neck Beach
Bruny Island (unlocalised)
Burnie: Blythe Heads & estuary
Calverts Beach & Goats Bluff
Cape Barren Island: Petticoat Bay
Cape Portland: Petal Point
Cape Portland: Roses Bay
Carlton Beach: Spectacle Island
Carlton: Park Beach
Chain of Lagoons
Chain of Lagoons: Four Mile Creek: beach
Chain of Lagoons: Little Beach
Chain of Lagoons: McIntyres Beach
Chain of Lagoons: Piccaninny Point
Clarke Island: Black Point
Clarke Island: Dip Point to Black Rocks
Clarke Island: Maclaines Bay
Clayton: foreshore
Clifton Beach (unlocalised)
Clifton Beach: western end
Cockle Creek Bay
Coles Bay: Bluestone Bay
Coles Bay: Honeymoon Bay
Coles Bay: Muirs Beach
Coles Bay: Parsons Cove
Coles Bay: Richardsons Beach
Coles Bay (unlocalised)
Coningham Beach
Coningham: foreshore
Cox Bight (unlocalised)
Cremorne: foreshore
Cremorne: Pipe Clay Lagoon
Deephole Bay
Denison Beach: Porch Rocks
Denison Beach: rocks at southern end
Denison Beach (unlocalised)
D’Entrecasteaux Channel (unlocalised)
Derwent Estuary: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 27
Derwent Estuary: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 28
Derwent Estuary: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 30
Derwent Estuary: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 31
Derwent Estuary: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 32
Devonport: Bluff Beach
Devonport: Mersey River
Dianas Basin
Dianas Beach (unlocalised)
Dodges Ferry: Okines Beach
Douglas River: beach
Dover: beach
Dover: Blubber Head
Dover: Kents Beach
Dover: Roaring Bay Beach
Dover (unlocalised)
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
Earlham: foreshore
East Devonport: beach & breakwater
East Devonport: Moorland Beach
East Devonport: Pardoe Beach
Eastern Frederick Henry Bay: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 16
East Ulverstone
Eddystone Point (unlocalised)
Electrona: Peggys Beach
Falmouth: foreshore
Falmouth: Mariposa Beach
Flinders Channel: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 17
Flinders Island: Killiecrankie: foreshore
Flinders Island: Leeka: foreshore towards Twelve Hour Point
Flinders Island: Northeast River: mouth
Flinders Island: Palana Beach
Flinders Island: Patriarch Beach
Flinders Island: Patriarch Inlet
Flinders Island: Port Davies & Cave Beach
Flinders Island: The Dock
Flinders Island: White Beach to Dick Davey Shoal
Fortescue Bay
Frederick Henry Bay: Sloping Island
Freycinet Peninsula: Bryans Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: Cooks Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: Hazards Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: The Hazards
Freycinet Peninsula (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Wineglass Bay
Friendly Beaches
Garden Island Sands
Georges Bay: Akaroa: foreshore
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Georges Bay: Moulting Bay (unlocalised)
Georges Bay: St Helens: foreshore
Georges Bay: St Helens (unlocalised)
Goat Island: foreshore of island and nearby mainland
Great Oyster Bay
Hellyer Beach
Herlihys Bay: coast to E
Hobart: Battery Point
Hobart: Sandy Bay: Long Beach to Blinking Billy Point
Hobart: Sullivans Cove area
Howden: foreshore
Huon Island
Ida Bay (unlocalised)
Kettering foreshore
Kettering: Trial Bay
King Island: Disappointment Bay
King Island: Grassy Harbour
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
Kingston Beach
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Lauderdale: Seven Mile Beach
Leith: foreshore
Lime Bay
Lime Bay: Green Head
Little Musselroe Bay: Tree Point area
Little Peggs Beach
Little Swanport: Saltworks Beach
Low Head (unlocalised)
Lymington: Drip Beach

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M-Z Localities for Maoricolpus roseus

Maria Island: Bloodstone Beach
Maria Island: Bloodstone Point
Maria Island: Coxswain Creek: foreshore
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Encampment Cove
Maria Island: Four Mile Beach
Maria Island: Gulls Nest Point
Maria Island: Hopground Beach
Maria Island: Howells Point & Painted Cliffs
Maria Island: Point Lesueur
Maria Island: Return Point
Maria Island: Shoal Bay: McRaes Isthmus
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Marion Bay: northern beaches
Marion Bay (unlocalised)
Mayfield Beach to Mayfield Point
Mayfield Point to Little Christmas Island
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 01
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 04
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 06
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 07
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 09
Middleton: foreshore
Midway Point (unlocalised)
Monk Bay
Musselroe Point
Narawntapu: Bakers Beach
Narawntapu: Griffiths Point
Narawntapu: Little Badger Head
Nine Mile Beach & Dolphin Sands
Norfolk Bay: Lime Bay: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 19
North Bruny Island: Bull Bay
North Bruny Island: Dennes Point
North Bruny Island: Killora Bay
North Bruny Island: Miles Beach
North Bruny Island: Nebraska Beach
North Bruny Island: One Tree Point
North Bruny Island: Roberts Point
Nubeena: Roaring Beach
Nubeena (unlocalised)
Nubeena: White Beach
Okehampton Bay (unlocalised)
Orford: East Shelly Beach
Orford: Emerald Beach
Orford: Luther Point
Orford: Millingtons Beach
Orford: Raspins Beach
Orford: Shelly Beach (unlocalised)
Orford: Spring Beach
Orford (unlocalised)
Orford: West Shelly Beach
Peggs Beach: western end
Pirates Bay: Fossil Island
Pirates Bay: near landing
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Planters Beach to Fishers Point
Port Arthur: Denmans Cove
Port Arthur: Little Possum Beach
Port Arthur: Safety Cove
Port Arthur: Stewarts Bay
Port Arthur: Stinking Bay
Port Cygnet: Cray Point
Port Cygnet: Sandrock Bay
Port Esperance: Stringers Cove
Primrose Beach to Carlton Bluff
Randalls Bay
Recherche Bay
Rheban Beach
Rocky Cape: Burgess Cove
Rocky Cape: Castle Rock Bay
Rocky Cape: Forwards Beach
Rocky Cape: Mary Anne Cove area
Rocky Cape: northern coves
Rocky Cape: Picnic Beach & rocks to S
Scamander: Steels Beach
Scamander (unlocalised)
Scamander: Wrinklers Beach
Schouten Island: Crocketts Bay
Schouten Island: Moreys Bay
Schouten Island: Sandspit Point
Seymour Beach: northern end
Sloping Lagoon: Lagoon Beach
Sloping Main Beach
Sloping Main: Black Jack Point
Snug Beach
Somerset: foreshore
Sorell: Oaks Point
South Arm: Fort Beach
South Arm: Hope Beach: southern end
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Cemetery Bluff
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Grass Point
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: northern end
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: southern end
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay (unlocalised)
South Bruny Island: Alonnah Beach
South Bruny Island: Alonnah: Sunset Bay
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Bay Lagoon
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: eastern beach
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: western beach
South Bruny Island: Great Taylors Bay
South Bruny Island: Little Taylors Bay
South Bruny Island: Lunawanna: Cemetery Beach
South Bruny Island: Mickeys Bay
South Bruny Island: Old Jetty Beach
South Bruny Island: Old Jetty Beach: beaches to N
South Cape Bay (unlocalised)
Southport
Southport: Big Lagoon Beach
Southport Bluff: beach
Southport: Roaring Beach
Stanley: Anthony Beach
Stanley: Godfreys Beach
St Helens Point
Stumpys Bay (unlocalised)
Swansea: Coswell Beach
Swansea: Cressy Beach
Swansea: Jubilee Beach
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach
Swansea: Kennedia Beach
Swansea: Lisdillon Beach
Swansea: Spiky Beach
Swansea: Tirzah Beach
Swansea (unlocalised)
Tamar River: Bell Bay: power-station jetty
Taroona: Alum Cliffs
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Taroona: Hinsby Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: beach
The Gardens: Coffeys Gulch
The Gardens: Cosy Corner
The Gardens: Mateys Gulch to Gardens Lagoon
The Gardens: Seatons Cove
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
The Gardens: Taylors Beach
Tinderbox Beach
Tinderbox: Fossil Cove
Tomahawk Beach
Turners Beach
Verona Sands
West Ulverstone: foreshore
West Ulverstone: Picnic Point: beach to W
Weymouth: beach
Woodbridge: Flowerpot
Woodbridge: foreshore & Birchs Point
Wynyard: Fossil Bluff

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