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Species List for Family: Cassidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Tonnoidea (Superfamily) > Cassidae (Family)
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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
    (=watsoni Locard, =fischeri Locard, =umbilicata Quinn, =abyssorum Verrill & Smith, =rotunda Dall, =elongata Schepman, =weberi Schepman, =schepmani Turner)
    Height 55mm, Width 35mm, Marine
    World-wide, northern New Zealand and Kermadecs KA
  • Oocorys verrillii (Dall, 1889)
    Height 36mm, Marine
    Norfolk Ridge, NW of Cape Reinga A
  • Casmaria perryi (Iredale, 1912)
    Height 53mm, Width 27mm, Marine
    SE Australia, Kermadec Islands and Northland east coast KA
  • Semicassis labiata (Perry, 1811)
    (=insperatum Iredale, =collactea Finlay)
    Height 83mm, Width 52mm, Marine
    Northern part of North Island to Mahia. Victoria to Queensland and Norfolk Island AC
  • Semicassis pyrum (Lamarck, 1822)
    (=ericanum Powell, =hamiltoni Powell, =matai Powell, =stadiale Hedley)
    Height 85mm, Width 55mm, Helmet Shell, Marine
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFM
  • Semicassis royana (Iredale, 1914)
    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)
    Height 70mm, Width 50mm, Marine
    Northern. Off Northland east coast. Also Queensland to New South Wales and Kermadec Islands KA
  • Semicassis thomsoni (Brazier, 1857)
    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