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Cellana stellifera (Gmelin, 1791)Species Images
A Limpet found throughout the country from low tide on rocks. 38mm
In beach drfit, Ahipara. 30mm
Cellana stellifera (Gmelin, 1791)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Patellogastropoda (Subclass) > Lottioidea (Superfamily) > Nacellidae (Family) > Cellana (Genus) > stellifera (Species)
Family:
NACELLIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Length 70mm, Width 55mm
Distribution:
North, South and Stewart Island. Below low tide
Geographical Range:
ACFE.
Notes:
Marine, 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