Stewart Island, Foveaux Strait, and the east coast of the South Island up to Kaikoura. Also Auckland, Snares and Campbell Islands. On mid tidal rocks
References and Publications
Reisser, C.M.O., Marshall, B.A., Gardner, J.P.A. 2012 A morphometric approach supporting genetic results in the taxonomy of the New Zealand limpets of the Cellana strigilis complex (Mollusca: Patellogastropoda: Nacellidae), Invertebrate Systematics, 26 (p.197)
Penniket, J.R. Aug/1988 The Genus Cellana in New Zealand, Poirieria, 15(5) (p.14)
Powell, A.W.B. 1979New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.44)
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 approximation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island