=Latia gassiesiana P. Fischer, 1856 =Latia petitiana P. Fischer, 1856
Details: Latia neritoides Gray, 1850
Length 11mm, Width 8mm, Height 4.5mm
North Island, Auckland southwards
Freshwater Limpet, Freshwater, Endemic
References and Publications
Marshall, B.A. 2011 A new species of Latia Gray, 1850 (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Hygrophila: Chilinoidea: Latiidae) from Miocene Palaeo-lake Manuherikia, southern New Zealand, and biogeographic implications, Molluscan Research, 31(1) (p.48)
Powell, A.W.B. 1979New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.295)
Sep/1967Latia neritoides - Our Fresh Water Limpet, Poirieria, 4(2)
Gray, J.E. 1850 Description of a new genus and several new species of terrestrial, fluviatile, and marine molluscous animals inhabiting New Zealand, Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 17 (p.168)
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