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  • Family: Nacellidae

  • Cellana craticulata (Suter, 1905)
    Length 35mm, Width 28mm, Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Islands. On intertidal rocks KE.
  • Cellana denticulata (Martyn, 1784)
    Length 70mm, Width 60mm, Height 30mm, Marine, Endemic
    Three Kings Islands and northland to Kaikoura. More common in the south ACE.
  • Cellana flava (Hutton, 1873)
    Length 60mm, Width 50mm, Height 25mm, Golden Limpet, Marine, Endemic
    From eastern Bay of Plenty to Otago CFE.
  • Cellana oliveri Powell, 1955
    Length 65mm, Width 50mm, Marine, Endemic
    Chatham, Antipodes and Bounty Islands MAnE.
  • Cellana ornata (Dillwyn, 1817)
    Length 50mm, Width 40mm, Height 12mm, Ornate Limpet, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. On mid tidal rocks ACFE.
  • Cellana radians (Gmelin, 1791)
    Length 50mm, Width 45mm, Height 20mm, Radiate Limpet, Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. Common in the intertidal zone ACFR.Fo.E.
  • Cellana stellifera (Gmelin, 1791)
    Length 70mm, Width 55mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. Below low tide ACFE.
  • Cellana strigilis (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841)
    Length 75mm, Width 65mm, Height 30mm, Marine, Endemic
    Stewart Island, Foveaux Strait, and the east coast of the South Island up to Kaikoura. Also Auckland, Snares and Campbell Islands. On mid tidal rocks CFAnE.
  • Nacella kerguelenensis (E.A. Smith, 1879)
    Length 80mm, Width 65mm, Marine, Macquarie Island record based on 4 beach worn shells found in 1914, which may have drifted there on floating kelp
    Macquarie Island. Also Kerguelen & Heard Island An
  • Nacella macquariensis Finlay, 1926
    Length 60mm, Width 48mm, Marine
    Macquarie and Heard Island An
  • Nacella terroris (Filhol, 1880)
    Length 50mm, Width 40mm, Height 25mm, Marine, Endemic
    Campbell Islands. On rocks at low tide AnE.
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.
Kermadec Islands
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
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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