Species List for Genus: Maoricrypta
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Calyptraeoidea (Superfamily) > Calyptraeidae
(Family) > Maoricrypta
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(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.
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.
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.
of authors not Lesson, in part)
Length 37mm, Width 20mm, Marine, Endemic, White animal. Typically found within apertures of dead gastropods
North, South, Stewart, and Snares Islands, intertidally to 925 metres ACFE.
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.