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Taxonomy
Family:
TATEIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Littorinimorpha (Order)
> Truncatelloidea (Superfamily)
> Tateidae (Family)
> Potamopyrgus (Genus)
> antipodarum (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Amnicola zelandiae Gray, 1843
=Amnicola egena Gould, 1848
=Hydrobia spelaea Frauenfeld, 1863
=Amnicola badia Gould, 1848
=Amnicola corolla (Gould, 1847)
=Paludestrina cumingiana P. Fischer, 1860
=Paludestrina salleana P. Fischer, 1860
=Potamopyrgus badia (Gould, 1848)
=Potamopyrgus corolla (Gould, 1847)
=Potamopyrgus jenkinsi (E.A. Smith, 1889)
=Potamopyrgus jenkinsi aculeata Overton, 1905
Images: Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray in Dieffenbach, 1843)
Holotype of Rissoa vana Hutton, 1873, collected Awamoa Creek, Oamaru, NZ (M.001760). 4mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Collected Sep 2008, Percy's Reserve, Maungaraki, Wellington, NZ. 5.2mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected Sep 2008, Percy's Reserve, Maungaraki, Wellington, NZ. 5.2mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected Apr 2005, Whatuwhiwhi, Karikari Peninsula, Northland, NZ. 5.1mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected Apr 2005, Whatuwhiwhi, Karikari Peninsula, Northland, NZ. 5.1mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Taxonomy
Family:
TATEIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Littorinimorpha (Order)
> Truncatelloidea (Superfamily)
> Tateidae (Family)
> Potamopyrgus (Genus)
> antipodarum (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Amnicola zelandiae Gray, 1843
=Amnicola egena Gould, 1848
=Hydrobia spelaea Frauenfeld, 1863
=Amnicola badia Gould, 1848
=Amnicola corolla (Gould, 1847)
=Paludestrina cumingiana P. Fischer, 1860
=Paludestrina salleana P. Fischer, 1860
=Potamopyrgus badia (Gould, 1848)
=Potamopyrgus corolla (Gould, 1847)
=Potamopyrgus jenkinsi (E.A. Smith, 1889)
=Potamopyrgus jenkinsi aculeata Overton, 1905
Details: Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray in Dieffenbach, 1843)
Size/Grows to:
Height 12mm
Distribution:
North and South Island. Also introduced to Australia, Europe, North America and Japan
Geographical Range:
Fw.N.S.R.E.
Notes:
Marine, Freshwater, Recent, Endemic
Distribution Map
 
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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