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  • Family: Cassidae

  • Galeodea plauta Beu, 2008
    Height 55mm, Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    Off Ahipara, Northland 290-500 metres. Also Castlecliff (Upper Westmere Siltstone), Wanganui ACR.Fo.E.
  • Galeodea triganceae Dell, 1953
    Height 49mm, Width 33mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Oocorys sulcata Fischer, 1884
    =Benthodolium abyssorum Verrill & S. Smith, 1884, =Dolium (Eudolium) aulacodes (Tomlin, 1927), =Eudolium aulacodes Tomlin, 1927, =Oocorys abyssorum (Verrill & S. Smith, 1884), =Oocorys elongata Schepman, 1909, =Oocorys fischeri Locard, 1897, =Oocorys fischeri var. minor Locard, 1897, =Oocorys rotunda Dall, 1908, =Oocorys schepmani R.D. Turner, 1948, =Oocorys sulcata var. elongata Locard, 1897, =Oocorys sulcata var. indica E.A. Smith, 1906, =Oocorys sulcata var. minor Locard, 1897, =Oocorys umbilicata Quinn, 1980, =Oocorys watsoni Locard, 1897, =Oocorys weberi Schepman, 1909, =Tonna (Eudolium) aulacodes (Tomlin, 1927)
    Height 55mm, Width 35mm, Marine
    World-wide, northern New Zealand and Kermadecs KA
  • Oocorys verrillii (Dall, 1889)
    =Dolium (Eudolium) verrillii Dall, 1889, =Hadroocorys verrillii (Dall, 1889)
    Height 36mm, Marine
    Norfolk Ridge, NW of Cape Reinga A
  • Casmaria perryi (Iredale, 1912)
    =Casmaria ponderosa perryi (Iredale, 1912), =Cassidea perryi Iredale, 1912
    Height 53mm, Width 27mm, Marine
    SE Australia, Kermadec Islands and Northland east coast KA
  • Semicassis labiata (Perry, 1811)
    =Cassidea labiata Perry, 1811, =Cassis achatina Lamarck, 1816, =Phalium (Xenogalea) labiatum (Perry, 1811), =Phalium labiatum (Perry, 1811), =Semicassis (Semicassis) labiata (Perry, 1811), =Semicassis labiata iheringi (Carcelles, 1953), =Semicassis labiata labiata (G. Perry, 1811), =Xenogalea collactea Finlay, 1928, =Xenogalea insperata Iredale, 1927
    Height 83mm, Width 52mm, Marine
    Northern part of North Island to Mahia. Victoria to Queensland and Norfolk Island AC
  • Semicassis pyrum (Lamarck, 1822)
    =Cassidea multisecta Finlay, 1924, =Cassidea stadialis Hedley, 1914, =Cassis nivea Brazier, 1872, =Cassis pyrum Lamarck, 1822, =Cassis striatus Hutton, 1873, =Cassis tumida Petterd, 1886, =Phalium pyrum (Lamarck, 1822), =Phalium stadiale (Hedley, 1914), =Semicassis (Semicassis) pyrum (Lamarck, 1822), =Xenogalea denda Cotton, 1945, =Xenogalea finlayi Iredale, 1927, =Xenogalea halli Cotton, 1954, =Xenogalea mawsoni Cotton, 1945, =Xenogalea powelli Finlay, 1928, =Xenogalea pyrum (Lamarck, 1822), =Xenogalea spectabilis Iredale, 1929, =Xenogalea stadialis (Hedley, 1914), =Xenogalea wilsoni Cotton, 1954, =Xenophalium (Xenogalea) abernethyi Dell, 1956, =Xenophalium (Xenogalea) matai Powell, 1952, =Xenophalium abernethyi Dell, 1956, =Xenophalium finlayi (Iredale, 1927), =Xenophalium hamiltoni Powell, 1928, =Xenophalium harrisonae Powell, 1928, =Xenophalium matai Powell, 1952, =Xenophalium pyrum (Lamarck, 1822), =Xenophalium pyrum pyrum (Lamarck, 1822), =Xenophalium wanganuiense Powell, 1928
    Height 85mm, Width 55mm, Helmet Shell, Marine
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFM
  • Semicassis royana (Iredale, 1914)
    =Cassidea royana Iredale, 1914, =Semicassis (Semicassis) royana (Iredale, 1914) accepted, alternate representation, =Xenophalium ericanum Powell, 1928, =Xenophalium hedleyi Iredale, 1927
    Height 150mm, Width 80mm, Marine
    Off Three Kings to Northland east coast, in craypots around 40 metres. Also off Kermadec Islands KA
  • Semicassis sophia (Brazier, 1872)
    =Cassis sophia Brazier, 1872, =Semicassis (Semicassis) sophia (Brazier, 1872) accepted, alternate representation
    Height 70mm, Width 50mm, Marine
    Northern. Off Northland east coast. Also Queensland to New South Wales and Kermadec Islands KA
  • Semicassis thomsoni (Brazier, 1876)
    =Cassis (Casmaria) thomsoni Brazier, 1876, =Cassis thomsoni Brazier, 1876, =Semicassis (Semicassis) thomsoni (Brazier, 1876) accepted, alternate representation, =Xenogalea thomsoni (Brazier, 1876), =Xenogalea thomsoni palinodia Iredale, 1931
    Height 80mm, Width 55mm, Marine, Distinguished by the deeply indented margin of the columellar shield
    Off east coast Northland to Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Also Australia A
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