=Bulla zelandiae Gray, 1843 =Haminea obesa G. B. Sowerby II, 1868 G.B. Sowerby II, 1868 =Haminoea zelandiae (Gray, 1843) =Papawera obesa (G.B. Sowerby II, 1868)
Details: Papawera zelandiae (Gray, 1843)
Height 27mm, Width 22mm
North Island and northern part of South Island
White Bubble Shell, Marine, Endemic
References and Publications
Oskars, T.R., Malaquias, M.A.E. 2019 A molecular phylogeny of the Indo-West Pacific species of Haloa sensu lato gastropods (Cephalaspidea: Haminoeidae): Tethyan vicariance, generic diversity, and ecological specialization, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (p.9)
Morley, M.S., Hayward, B.W. 2015 Intertidal records of 'sea slugs' (nudibranchs and allied opisthobranch gastropods) from northern North Island, New Zealand, Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum, 50 (p.57)
Powell, A.W.B. 1979New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.275)
Key to 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.
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