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Siphonariidae

  • Siphonaria (Benhamina) obliquata (G.B. Sowerby I, 1825)
    Length 65mm, Width 44mm, Siphon Limpet. Marine, Endemic
    Cook Strait southwards. Stewart and Auckland Islands CFAnE.
  • Siphonaria (Kerguelenella) innominata (Iredale, 1915)
    Length 27mm, Width 19mm, Height 9mm, Marine, Endemic. Apex varying from between the posterior fourth and the posterior margin, or even beyond
    Subantarctic Islands. Auckland, Campbell and Antipodes Islands FAnE.
  • Siphonaria (Kerguelenella) lateralis (Gould, 1846)
    Length 16mm, Width 10mm, Height 5mm, Marine, Endemic. Apex within margin of lip
    Macquarie Islands. Also Straits of Magellan, Patagonia, Falklands, South Georgia AnE.
  • Siphonaria (Kerguelenella) stewartiana (Powell, 1939)
    Length 17mm, Width 12mm, Height 7mm, Marine, Endemic. Apex projecting beyond margin of lip
    Stewart Island, Snares, Bounty Islands. On shaded rock faces near high tide level FAnE.
  • Williamia radiata nutata (Hedley, 1908)
    (=kermadecensis Iredale)
    Height 7mm, Width 5mm, Marine
    Northland NZ and Kermadec Islands KA
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.
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