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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Ellobiida (Order) > Ellobioidea (Superfamily) > Ellobiidae (Family)
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Ellobiidae: Melampinae

  • Smeagol climoi Tillier & Ponder, 1992
    Marine, Endemic
  • Smeagol manneringi Climo, 1980
    Length 10mm, Marine, Endemic. A small slug, found on rocky beaches, living buried in the fine damp gravel at high tide
    Kaikoura Peninsula and Wellington CE.
  • Ellobiidae: Pedipedinae

  • Leuconopsis obsoleta (Hutton, 1878)
    Height 3mm, Width 1.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart, Chatham and Auckland Islands. Under high-tidal stones and decaying sea-grass ACFMAnE.
  • Leuconopsis pacifica Oliver, 1915
    Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands KE.
  • Marinula filholi Hutton, 1878
    (=chathamensis Finlay)
    Height 11mm, Width 6mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands, on shaded rocks in splash-zone, or under stones among Salicornia and rushes ACFME.
  • Marinula striata Odhner, 1924
    Height 7.5mm, Width 4.8mm, Marine, Endemic. Under stones at high tide
    From Otago south, Stewart Island, Auckland, Campbell and Antipodes Islands FAnE.
  • Pleuroloba costellaris (H.& A.Adams, 1854)
    Height 12mm, Width 6.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island and northern part of South Island. High tidal mud flats ACE.
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 approxomation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
Kermadec Islands
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
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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