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Species List for Family: Struthiolariidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Stromboidea (Superfamily) > Struthiolariidae (Family)
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  • Family: Struthiolariidae

  • Pelicaria vermis (Martyn, 1784)
    (=bradleyi Neef, =flemingi Neef, =grahami Neef, =powelli Neef, =tricarinata Lesson, =vellai Neef)
    Height 54mm, Width 36mm, Small Ostrich Foot, Takai, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Islands. On tidal flats and off sandy beaches, occasionally to depths of 90 metres ACFE.
  • Struthiolaria papulosa (Martyn, 1784)
    (=gigas Sowerby II)
    Height 105mm, Width 63mm, Large Ostrich Foot, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. In shallow water, on sand flats in sheltered to open coasts ACFE.
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