Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Calyptraeoidea (Superfamily) > Calyptraeidae (Family) > Maoricrypta (Genus)
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Maoricrypta costata (G.B. Sowerby I, 1824)
Length 60mm, Width 40mm, Ribbed Slipper Shell. Marine, Endemic
Northland to Mahia, living intertidally to 47 metres, attached to undersides of rocks and on living Perna canaliculus ACE.
Maoricrypta kopua (Marshall, 2003)
Length 28mm, Marine, Endemic. Animal whitish, translucent
Three Kings Islands to East Cape, 78-805 metres. Living within apertures of dead/hermit crabbed Gastropods AE.
Maoricrypta monoxyla (Lesson, 1831)
Length 30mm, Width 25mm, Smooth Slipper Shell. Marine, Endemic
North Cape to Cape Runaway. Yellow animal, consistently lives on the outside of shells, intertidally to about 15 metres ACE.
Maoricrypta sodalis Marshall, 2003 (=monoxyla of authors not Lesson, in part)
Length 37mm, Width 20mm, Marine, Endemic. White animal
North, South, Stewart, and Snares Islands, intertidally to 925 metres. Typically within apertures of dead gastropods ACFE.
Maoricrypta youngi Powell, 1940 (=profunda Beu & Maxwell not Hutton)
Length 27mm, Width 22mm, Height 8mm, Marine, Endemic
North Cape to Cook Strait, living on Gastropods, at low tide to 88 metres ACE.