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  • Family: Tateidae

  • Catapyrgus spelaeus Climo, 1974
    Height 1.7mm, Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. Nelson Fw.S.E.
  • Catapyrgus fraterculus Haase, 2008
    Height 1.4mm, Width 0.8mm, Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. Paturau and upper Takaka, in cave streams Fw.S.E.
  • Catapyrgus matapango Haase, 2008
    Height 1.6mm, Width 0.9mm, Marine, Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. Oparara River valley, NE of Karamea. In seepages and caves Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus anops Climo, 1974
    Height 2mm, Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. Groundwater in and around Nelson Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus brevis Climo, 1974
    Height 1.5mm, Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. Nelson Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus dubius Haase, 2008
    Height 1.4mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. NW of Motueka. In groundwater Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus expositus Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    Nelson, South Island, in springs and seepages Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus ngataana Haase, 2008
    Height 1.7mm, Width 1.2mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. SE of Nelson. Only known from the type locality Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus rawhiti Haase, 2008
    Height 2.0mm, Width 1.2mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic, Seepage by waterfall in stream
    South Island. Between Hopewell and Raetihi, Marlborough Sounds. Only known from the type locality Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus sororius Haase, 2008
    Height 1.6mm, Width 0.75mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. NE of Karamea Fw.S.E.
  • Halopyrgus pupoides (Hutton, 1882)
    Height 2.5mm, Brackish, Freshwater, North Island, South Island, Endemic, Brackish steams and estuaries
    North and South Island Fw.N.S.E.
  • Halopyrgus pagodulus Haase, 2008
    Height 2.5mm, Width 1.2mm, Brackish, Freshwater, North Island, Endemic, Brackish streams
    North Cape Block to northeast Northland and Great Barrier Island Fw.N.E.
  • Kuschelita inflata Climo, 1974
    Height 1.6mm, Width 0.7mm, Freshwater, North Island, Endemic
    North Island. Napier-Hastings Fw.N.E.
  • Kuschelita mica Climo, 1974
    Height 1.8mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    Nelson, South Island Fw.S.E.
  • Leptopyrgus manneringi (Climo, 1974)
    Height 2.5mm, Freshwater, North Island, Endemic
    North Island. North of Raglan Fw.N.E.
  • Leptopyrgus melbourni Haase, 2008
    Height 1.5mm, Width 0.7mm, Freshwater, North Island, Seepage in crevices in mudstone
    North Island. Awakino Gorge Fw.N.
  • Leptopyrgus tainui Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, North Island, Endemic
    North Island. Mount Pirongia, W of Te Awamutu Fw.N.E.
  • Meridiopyrgus inanga Haase, 2008
    Height 1.7mm, Width 0.75mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. N of Invercargill, in groundwater. Only known from the type locality Fw.S.E.
  • Meridiopyrgus muaupoko Haase, 2008
    Height 2.3mm, Width 1mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    Dunedin to the Catlins, South Island. In springs and streamlets Fw.S.E.
  • Meridiopyrgus murihiku Haase, 2008
    Height 1.9mm, Width 0.9mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    North of Invercargill, South Island. In springs and streamlets Fw.S.E.
  • Meridiopyrgus pupiformis Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. NE of Niagara, SW of Balclutha. Only known from the type locality Fw.S.E.
  • Obtusopyrgus alpinus Haase, 2008
    Height 1.8mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. SE of Arthur's Pass. In seepage trickling over rocks Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola caeca Ponder, 1966
    Height 2.24mm, Width 1.84mm, Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic, Cave stream
    Nelson, South Island, only known from type locality Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola kuscheli Climo, 1974
    Height 2.3mm, Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic, Streams in caves
    South Island. Nelson Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola conosimilis Haase, 2008
    Height 1.6mm, Width 1.3mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. NE of Karamea. Only known from type locality Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola lentesferens Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    SW of Upper Takaka, NW of Motueka, South Island Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola abradeta Haase, 2008
    Height 1.7mm, Width 1.7mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. SW of Paturau, W of Collingwood Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola cervicesmadentes Haase, 2008
    Height 1.8mm Width 1.3mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. W of Collingwood, Nelson Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola delira Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic, On wood, moss, leaves and stones in seepages and caves
    South Island. NE of Karamea, Nelson Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola dulcinella Haase, 2008
    Length 1.8mm, Width 1.4mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    E of Takaka, Nelson, South Island Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola eduardstraussi Haase, 2008
    Height 1.6mm, Width 1.5mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic, On stones in stream
    South Island. W of Collingwood, Nelson. Only known from type locality Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola favus Haase, 2008
    Height 1.8mm, Width 1.1mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic, In seepages and cave streams
    NE of Karamea, Nelson, South Island Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola fruticis Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    Paturau, Nelson, South Island Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola geometrica Haase, 2008
    Height 2.0mm, Width 1.2mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South of East Takaka, South Island Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola ignorata Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic
    South of Takaka, South Island Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola johannstraussi Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. SSW of Collingwood, Nelson. On wood and stones in streams Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola josefstraussi Haase, 2008
    Height 2.3mm, Width 1.5mm, Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. SSW of Collingwood, Nelson Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola mete Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, South Island, Endemic, In dripping moss
    South Island. Lower Buller Gorge, SE of Westport. Only known from type locality Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola ngatapuna Haase, 2008
    Height 2.4mm, Width 1.3mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. W of Collingwood, Nelson Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola ovata Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    West of Collingwood, South Island Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola permutata Haase, 2008
    Height 2.2mm, Width 1.7mm, Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic, Seepages and streams in caves
    South Island. W of Inangahua Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola piriformis Haase, 2008
    Height 2.2mm, Width 1.5mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    NE of Karamea, South Island. Only known from type locality Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola roscoei Haase, 2008
    Height 1.8mm, Width 1.3mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    NW of Motueka, South Island Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola takakaensis Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. Caves on Takaka Hills, Nelson Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola terraelapsus Haase, 2008
    Height 1.7mm, Width 1.1mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. NE of Karamea, Nelson Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola turriformis Haase, 2008
    Height 2.8mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. SW of Mangarakau, W of Collingwood Fw.S.E.
  • Paxillostium nanum Gardner, 1970
    Height 2.5mm, Width 1.3mm, Freshwater, North Island, Endemic
    Northland, in small bush streams or areas of swampy seepage Fw.N.E.
  • Platypyrgus nelsonensis Climo, 1977
    Width 2.2mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    Riwaka River, NW of Motueka, South Island Fw.S.E.
  • Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray in Dieffenbach, 1843)
    (=zelandiae, egenus, spelaeus, badia, corolla, cumingiana, salleana)
    Height 12mm, Freshwater, North Island, South Island, Endemic
    North and South Island. Also introduced to Australia, Europe, North America and Japan Fw.N.S.E.
  • Potamopyrgus dawbini Powell, 1955
    Height 3.1mm, Width 1.8mm, Freshwater, Endemic
    Auckland Islands Fw.E.
  • Potamopyrgus estuarinus Winterbourn, 1971
    Height 7mm, Brackish, Freshwater, North Island, South Island, Endemic
    North and South Island. Brackish streams Fw.N.S.E.
  • Potamopyrgus troglodytes (Climo, 1974)
    Height 2mm, Freshwater, Subterranean, North Island, Endemic
    King Country, North Island Fw.N.E.
  • Potamopyrgus acus Haase, 2008
    Height 8.6mm, Freshwater, North Island, Endemic, In litter on rocks in a wet gully
    North Island. Port Waikato. Only known from type locality Fw.N.E.
  • Potamopyrgus doci Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, North Island, Endemic
    North Island. Waitomo Caves, spring at exit of Ruakuri Cave Fw.N.E.
  • Potamopyrgus kaitunuparaoa Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, North Island, Endemic
    North Island. Upper Mokau River estuary Fw.N.E.
  • Potamopyrgus oppidanus Haase, 2008
    Height 2.8mm, Width 1.2mm, Freshwater, North Island, Endemic
    North Island. Wellington. Only known from the type locality Fw.N.E.
  • Rakipyrgus gardneri (Climo, 1974)
    Freshwater, Subterranean, North Island, Endemic
    North Island, in seepages and groundwater Fw.N.E.
  • Rakiurapyrgus cresswelli (Climo, 1974)
    Height 2.5mm, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic, In springs and seepage
    Stewart Island Fw.S.E.
  • Sororipyrgus kutukutu Haase, 2008
    Height 2.0mm, Width 1.0mm, Freshwater, North Island, Endemic
    Central North Island. Between Awakino and Mahotenui. In rock crevices in seepages and trickles over rock faces Fw.N.E.
  • Sororipyrgus marshalli Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, North Island, Endemic, Trickle over moss
    North Island. East of Pahiatua. Only known from type locality Fw.N.E.
  • Sororipyrgus raki Haase, 2008
    Height 2.1mm, Width 1.0mm, Freshwater, North Island, Endemic
    North Island. South of Kaikohe Fw.N.E.
  • Tongapyrgus subterraneus (Suter, 1905)
    Height 2.75mm, Width 1.25mm, Freshwater, Subterranean, South Island, Endemic
    Canterbury and northern Otago, South Island Fw.S.E.
  • Tongapyrgus kohitatea Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    North of Invercargill, South Island Fw.S.E.
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 approximation 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