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Cellana radians (Gmelin, 1791)Species Images
Common intertidal limpet. 52mm
. 51mm
On low tidal rock. Henderson Bay, Far North
Intertidally on a rock, Karikari Peninsula, Northland, NZ
Intertidally on a rock, Karikari Peninsula, Northland, NZ
Cellana radians (Gmelin, 1791)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Patellogastropoda (Subclass) > Lottioidea (Superfamily) > Nacellidae (Family) > Cellana (Genus) > radians (Species)
Family:
NACELLIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Length 50mm, Width 45mm, Height 20mm
Genus Synonyms:
=Bertinia Jousseaume, 1883
=Granopatella Pallary, 1920
=Helcion (Helcioniscus) Dall, 1871
=Helcioniscus Dall, 1871
=Nacella (Cellana) H. Adams, 1869
Synonymised Names:
=Cellana radians perana Iredale, 1915
=Lottia radians G.B. Sowerby I, 1834
=Nacella flexuosa Hutton, 1873
=Patella antipodum E.A. Smith, 1874
=Patella argentea Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
=Patella argyropsis Lesson, 1830
=Patella decora Philippi, 1849
=Patella earlii Reeve, 1855
=Patella flexuosa Hutton, 1873
=Patella morio Noodt, 1819
=Patella novemradiata Fischer von Waldheim, 1807
=Patella olivacea Hutton, 1882
=Patella orichalcea Philippi, 1849
=Patella pholidota Lesson, 1830
=Patella radians Gmelin, 1791
=Patella radiatilis Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841
Distribution:
North, South and Stewart Island. Common in the intertidal zone
Geographical Range:
ACFR.Fo.E.
Notes:
Radiate Limpet, Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
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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