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Taxonomy
Family:
NACELLIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Patellogastropoda (Subclass)
> Lottioidea (Superfamily)
> Nacellidae (Family)
> Cellana (Genus)
> denticulata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Bertinia Jousseaume, 1883
=Granopatella Pallary, 1920
=Helcion (Helcioniscus) Dall, 1871
=Helcioniscus Dall, 1871
=Nacella (Cellana) H. Adams, 1869
Synonymised Names:
=Patella denticulata Martyn, 1784
=Patella imbricata Reeve, 1855
=Patella reevei Hutton, 1880
Images: Cellana denticulata (Martyn, 1784)
On mid-tidal rocks, Kaikoura Peninsula, NZ. 67mm
On rocks at low tide, Ngawi, Wellington, NZ. 40-45mm
Under overhanging rocks at mid/low tide, Castlepoint, Wairarapa, NZ. 50-55mm
Taxonomy
Family:
NACELLIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Patellogastropoda (Subclass)
> Lottioidea (Superfamily)
> Nacellidae (Family)
> Cellana (Genus)
> denticulata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Bertinia Jousseaume, 1883
=Granopatella Pallary, 1920
=Helcion (Helcioniscus) Dall, 1871
=Helcioniscus Dall, 1871
=Nacella (Cellana) H. Adams, 1869
Synonymised Names:
=Patella denticulata Martyn, 1784
=Patella imbricata Reeve, 1855
=Patella reevei Hutton, 1880
Details: Cellana denticulata (Martyn, 1784)
Size/Grows to:
Length 70mm, Width 60mm, Height 30mm
Distribution:
Three Kings Islands and northland to Kaikoura. More common in the south
Geographical Range:
ACE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic
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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
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