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  • Genus: Potamopyrgus

  • Potamopyrgus acus Haase, 2008
    Height 8.6mm
    Freshwater, Endemic, In litter on rocks in a wet gully
    North Island. Port Waikato. Only known from type locality
    Fw.N.E.
  • Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray in Dieffenbach, 1843)
    Height 12mm
    Marine, Freshwater, Recent, Endemic
    North and South Island. Also introduced to Australia, Europe, North America and Japan
    Fw.N.S.R.E.
  • Potamopyrgus dawbini Powell, 1955
    Height 3.1mm, Width 1.8mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    Auckland Islands
    Fw.E.
  • Potamopyrgus doci Haase, 2008
    Height 1.7mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    North Island. Waitomo Caves, spring at exit of Ruakuri Cave
    Fw.N.E.
  • Potamopyrgus estuarinus Winterbourn, 1971
    Height 7mm
    Brackish, Freshwater, Endemic
    North and South Island. Brackish streams
    Fw.N.S.E.
  • Potamopyrgus kaitunuparaoa Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, Endemic
    North Island. Upper Mokau River estuary
    Fw.N.E.
  • Potamopyrgus oppidanus Haase, 2008
    Height 2.8mm, Width 1.2mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    North Island. Wellington. Only known from the type locality
    Fw.N.E.
  • Potamopyrgus troglodytes (Climo, 1974)
    Height 2mm
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic
    King Country, North Island
    Fw.N.E.
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