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Species List for Genus: Notoacmea
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Patellogastropoda (Subclass) > Lottioidea (Superfamily) > Lottiidae (Family) > Notoacmea (Genus)
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  • Genus: Notoacmea

  • Notoacmea badia Oliver, 1926
    Length 11mm, Width 9mm, Height 3.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island, Otago, at low tide FE.
  • Notoacmea cellanoides Oliver, 1926
    Length 27mm, Width 23mm, Height 8mm, Marine, Endemic, More solid than pileopsis, with strong radial ribs and brown interior
    North Island and northern South Island ACFE.
  • Notoacmea daedala (Suter, 1907)
    Length 16mm, Width 14mm, Height 6mm, Marine, Endemic, Under boulders resting on clean sand, from intertidal flats to exposed shores
    North, South and Stewart Islands ACFE.
  • Notoacmea elongata Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
    (=helmsi Smith not of authors)
    Length 20mm, Width 10mm, Height 3mm, Marine, Endemic, Under boulders from mud flats to exposed shores
    North and South Islands ACFE.
  • Notoacmea parviconoidea (Suter, 1907)
    Length 12mm, Width 9mm, Height 6mm, Marine, Endemic, On rocks and mussels at low tide
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Notoacmea pileopsis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)
    Length 33mm, Width 28mm, Height 12mm, Marine, Endemic, Broadly ovate, outer surface finely radially lirate. Interior with an almost black margin
    North Island and northern South Island ACE.
  • Notoacmea potae Nakano, Marshall, Kennedy & Spencer,2009
    Length 8mm, Width 6mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Island. On rocks in sheltered inlets ACFE.
  • Notoacmea rapida Nakano, Marshall, Kennedy & Spencer,2009
    Length 5mm, Width 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island. Northland to Napier. In muddy harbours, on dead bivalves ACFE.
  • Notoacmea scapha (Suter, 1907)
    (=leucoma Suter, =helmsi of authors)
    Length 9.1mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Islands, in harbours on Zostera and dead shells ACFE.
  • Notoacmea scopulina Oliver, 1926
    Length 19mm, Width 15mm, Height 5mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Island. In the high intertidal zone on exposed shores ACE.
  • Notoacmea sturnus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841)
    Length 29mm, Width 22mm, Height 12mm, Marine, Endemic, Narrowly elliptical, with the apex at the anterior end. Exterior is smooth
    South Island, from Banks Peninsula south. Snares, Auckland, Campbell, Bounty, Antipodes & Macquarie Islands FAnE.
  • Notoacmea subantarctica Oliver, 1926
    Length 19mm, Width 14mm, Marine, Endemic
    Auckland and Campbell Islands. Inhabits the high intertidal zone to splash zone on exposed shores AnE.
  • Notoacmea subtilis (Suter, 1907)
    Length 6mm, Width 5mm, Height 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Islands ACFE.
  • Notoacmea turbatrix Nakano, Marshall, Kennedy & Spencer,2009
    Length 7mm, Width 5mm, Marine, Endemic, On intertidal rocks
    North and South Islands. Low tide, on rocks and shells in exposed rock pools 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.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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