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Key to 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 approxomation 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
Gastropoda - Caenogastropoda - Hypsogastropoda - Family: Tateidae

Tateidae

 

Genus: Catapyrgus

 
Height 1.4mm, Width 0.8mm, Freshwater
South Island. Paturau and upper Takaka, in cave streams [FW.S.E.]
 
Height 1.6mm, Width 0.9mm, Freshwater
South Island. Oparara River valley, NE of Karamea. In seepages and caves [FW.S.E.]
Catapyrgus spelaeus Climo, 1974
Height 1.7mm, Freshwater
South Island. Nelson [FW.S.E.]

Genus: Hadopyrgus

 
Hadopyrgus anops Climo, 1974
Height 2mm, Freshwater
South Island. Groundwater in and around Nelson [FW.E.]
Hadopyrgus brevis Climo, 1974
Height 1.5mm, Freshwater
South Island. Nelson [FW.E.]
Hadopyrgus dubius Haase, 2008
Height 1.4mm, Freshwater
South Island. NW of Motueka. In groundwater [FW.S.E.]
Freshwater
Nelson, South Island, in springs and seepages [FW.S.E.]
 
Hadopyrgus ngataana Haase, 2008
Height 1.7mm, Width 1.2mm, Freshwater
South Island. SE of Nelson [FW.S.E.]
Hadopyrgus rawhiti Haase, 2008
Height 2.0mm, Width 1.2mm, Freshwater. Seepage by waterfall in stream
South Island. Between Hopewell and Raetihi, Marlborough Sounds [FW.S.E.]
Hadopyrgus sororius Haase, 2008
Height 1.6mm, Width 0.75mm, Freshwater
South Island. NE of Karamea [FW.S.E.]

Genus: Halopyrgus

 
Height 2.5mm, Width 1.2mm, Brackish/Freshwater
North Cape Block to northeast Northland and Great Barrier Island [FW.N.E.]
Halopyrgus pupoides (Hutton, 1882)
Height 2.5mm, Freshwater. Brackish steams and estuaries
North and South Island [FW.N.S.E.]
 

Genus: Kuschelita

 
Kuschelita inflata Climo, 1974
Height 1.6mm, Width 0.7mm, Freshwater
North Island. Napier-Hastings [FW.E.]
Kuschelita mica Climo, 1974
Height 1.8mm, Freshwater
Nelson, South Island [FW.S.E.]

Genus: Leptopyrgus

 
Leptopyrgus manneringi (Climo, 1974)
Height 2.5mm, Freshwater
North Island. North of Raglan [FW.N.E.]
Height 1.5mm, Width 0.7mm, Freshwater. Seepage in crevices in mudstone
North Island. Awakino Gorge [FW.N.]
Leptopyrgus tainui Haase, 2008
Freshwater
North Island. Mount Pirongia, W of Te Awamutu [FW.N.]

Genus: Meridiopyrgus

 
Height 1.7mm, Width 0.75mm, Freshwater
South Island. N of Invercargill, in groundwater [FW.S.E.]
Height 2.3mm, Width 1mm, Freshwater
Dunedin to the Catlins, South Island. In springs and streamlets [FW.S.E.]
Height 1.9mm, Width 0.9mm, Freshwater
North of Invercargill, South Island. In springs and streamlets [FW.S.E.]
Freshwater
South Island. NE of Niagara, SW of Balclutha [FW.S.E.]
 

Genus: Obtusopyrgus

 
Height 1.8mm, Freshwater
South Island. SE of Arthur's Pass. In seepage trickling over rocks [FW.S.E.]
 

Genus: Opacuincola

 
Height 1.7mm, Width 1.7mm, Freshwater
South Island. SW of Paturau, W of Collingwood [FW.S.E.]
Opacuincola caeca Ponder, 1966
Height 2.24mm, Width 1.84mm, Freshwater
Subterranean, Nelson, South Island [FW.S.E.]
 
Height 1.8mm Width 1.3mm, Freshwater
South Island. W of Collingwood, Nelson [FW.S.E.]
 
Height 1.6mm, Width 1.3mm, Freshwater
South Island. NE of Karamea [FW.S.E.]
 
Opacuincola delira Haase, 2008
Freshwater
South Island. NE of Karamea, Nelson [FW.S.E.]
Length 1.8mm, Width 1.4mm, Freshwater
E of Takaka, Nelson, South Island [FW.S.E.]
Height 1.6mm, Width 1.5mm, Freshwater
South Island. W of Collingwood, Nelson [FW.S.E.]
Opacuincola favus Haase, 2008
Height 1.8mm, Width 1.1mm, Freshwater
NE of Karamea, Nelson, South Island. In seepages and cave streams [FW.S.E.]
Freshwater
Paturau, Nelson, South Island [FW.S.E.]
 
Height 2.0mm, Width 1.2mm, Freshwater
South of East Takaka, South Island [FW.S.E.]
Freshwater
South of Takaka, South Island [FW.S.E.]
Freshwater
South Island. SSW of Collingwood, Nelson. On wood and stones in streams [FW.S.E.]
 
Height 2.3mm, Width 1.5mm, Freshwater
South Island. SSW of Collingwood, Nelson [FW.S.E.]
 
Height 2.3mm, Freshwater
South Island. Nelson [FW.S.E.]
Freshwater
SW of Upper Takaka, NW of Motueka, South Island [FW.S.E.]
Opacuincola mete Haase, 2008
Freshwater
South Island. Lower Buller Gorge, SE of Westport. In dripping moss [FW.S.E.]
Height 2.4mm, Width 1.3mm, Freshwater
South Island. W of Collingwood, Nelson [FW.S.E.]
 
Opacuincola ovata Haase, 2008
Freshwater
West of Collingwood, South Island [FW.S.E.]
 
Height 2.2mm, Width 1.7mm, Freshwater
South Island. W of Inangahua [FW.S.E.]
Height 2.2mm, Width 1.5mm, Freshwater
NE of Karamea, South Island [FW.S.E.]
 
Opacuincola roscoei Haase, 2008
Height 1.8mm, Width 1.3mm, Freshwater
NW of Motueka, South Island [FW.S.E.]
 
Freshwater
South Island. Caves on Takaka Hills, Nelson [FW.S.E.]
 
Height 1.7mm, Width 1.1mm, Freshwater
South Island. NE of Karamea, Nelson [FW.S.E.]
Height 2.8mm, Freshwater
South Island. SW of Mangarakau, W of Collingwood [FW.S.E.]
 

Genus: Paxillostium

 
Paxillostium nanum Gardner, 1970
Height 2.5mm, Width 1.3mm, Freshwater
Northland, in small bush streams or areas of swampy seepage [FW.N.E.]
 

Genus: Platypyrgus

 
Width 2.2mm, Freshwater
Riwaka River, NW of Motueka, South Island [FW.S.E.]

Genus: Potamopyrgus

 
Potamopyrgus acus Haase, 2008
Height 8.6mm, Freshwater
North Island. Port Waikato. In litter at base of vertical rockface [FW.N.E.]
Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray in Dieffenbach, 1843) (=zelandiae, egenus, spelaeus, badia, corolla, cumingiana, salleana)
Height 12mm, Freshwater
North and South Island. Also introduced to Australia, Europe, North America and Japan [FW.N.S.E.]
Potamopyrgus dawbini Powell, 1955
Height 3.1mm, Width 1.8mm, Freshwater
Auckland Islands [FW.E.]
 
Potamopyrgus doci Haase, 2008
Freshwater
North Island. Waitomo Caves, spring at exit of Ruakuri Cave [FW.N.E.]
 
Potamopyrgus estuarinus Winterbourn, 1971
Height 7mm, Freshwater
North and South Island. Brackish streams [FW.N.S.E.]
Freshwater
North Island. Upper Mokau River estuary [FW.N.E.]
Height 2.8mm, Width 1.2mm, Freshwater
North Island. Wellington [FW.N.E.]
 
Height 2mm, Freshwater
King Country, North Island [FW.N.E.]

Genus: Rakipyrgus

 
Rakipyrgus gardneri (Climo, 1974)
Freshwater
North Island, in seepages and groundwater [FW.N.E.]
 

Genus: Rakiurapyrgus

 
Height 2.5mm, Freshwater. In seepage
South Island and Stewart Island [FW.S.E.]

Genus: Sororipyrgus

 
Height 2.0mm, Width 1.0mm, Freshwater
Central North Island. Between Awakino and Mahotenui. In rock crevices in seepages and trickles over rock faces [FW.N.E.]
Freshwater
North Island. East of Pahiatua [FW.N.E.]
Sororipyrgus raki Haase, 2008
Height 2.1mm, Width 1.0mm, Freshwater
North Island. South of Kaikohe [FW.N.E.]

Genus: Tongapyrgus

 
Freshwater
North of Invercargill, South Island [FW.S.E.]
 
Height 2.75mm, Width 1.25mm, Freshwater
Canterbury and northern Otago, South Island [FW.S.E.]