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  • Family: Tateidae

  • Catapyrgus fraterculus Haase, 2008
    Height 1.4mm, Width 0.8mm
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic, Small slender-conical shell
    South Island. Paturau and upper Takaka, in cave streams
    Fw.S.E.
  • Catapyrgus jami Verhaegen & Haase, 2021
    Height 1.71mm, Width 1.06mm
    Freshwater, Endemic, On leaves, stones, woody debris in small spring
    Kahurangi National Park, NW Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Catapyrgus matapango Haase, 2008
    Height 1.6mm, Width 0.9mm
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic
    South Island. Oparara River valley, NE of Karamea. In seepages and caves
    Fw.S.E.
  • Catapyrgus sororius Haase, 2008
    Height 1.6mm, Width 0.75mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. NE of Karamea
    Fw.S.E.
  • Catapyrgus spelaeus Climo, 1974
    Height 1.7mm
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic
    South Island. Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus anops Climo, 1974
    Height 2mm
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic
    South Island. Groundwater in and around Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus brevis Climo, 1974
    Height 1.5mm
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic, Very small, pupiform, spire truncated and apex blunt. Operculum light orange
    South Island. Nelson in groundwater and rivers
    Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus dubius Haase, 2008
    Height 1.4mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. NW of Motueka. In groundwater
    Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus expositus Haase, 2008
    Height 1.8mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    Nelson, South Island, in springs and seepages
    Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus ngataana Haase, 2008
    Height 1.7mm, Width 1.2mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. SE of Nelson. Only known from the type locality
    Fw.S.E.
  • Hadopyrgus rawhiti Haase, 2008
    Height 2.0mm, Width 1.2mm
    Freshwater, Endemic, Seepage by waterfall in stream
    South Island. Between Hopewell and Raetihi, Marlborough Sounds. Only known from the type locality
    Fw.S.E.
  • Halopyrgus pagodulus Haase, 2008
    Height 2.5mm, Width 1.2mm
    Brackish, Freshwater, Endemic, Brackish streams
    North Cape Block to northeast Northland and Great Barrier Island
    Fw.N.E.
  • Halopyrgus pupoides (Hutton, 1882)
    Height 2.5mm
    Brackish, Freshwater, Endemic, Brackish steams and estuaries
    North and South Island
    Fw.N.S.E.
  • Kuschelita inflata Climo, 1974
    Height 1.6mm, Width 0.7mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    North Island. Napier-Hastings
    Fw.N.E.
  • Kuschelita mica Climo, 1974
    Height 1.8mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    Nelson, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Leptopyrgus manneringi (Climo, 1974)
    Height 2.5mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    North Island. North of Raglan
    Fw.N.E.
  • Leptopyrgus melbourni Haase, 2008
    Height 1.5mm, Width 0.7mm
    Freshwater, Seepage in crevices in mudstone
    North Island. Awakino Gorge
    Fw.N.
  • Leptopyrgus tainui Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, Endemic
    North Island. Mount Pirongia, W of Te Awamutu
    Fw.N.E.
  • Meridiopyrgus inanga Haase, 2008
    Height 1.7mm, Width 0.75mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. N of Invercargill, in groundwater. Only known from the type locality
    Fw.S.E.
  • Meridiopyrgus muaupoko Haase, 2008
    Height 2.3mm, Width 1mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    Dunedin to the Catlins, South Island. In springs and streamlets
    Fw.S.E.
  • Meridiopyrgus murihiku Haase, 2008
    Height 1.9mm, Width 0.9mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    North of Invercargill, South Island. In springs and streamlets
    Fw.S.E.
  • Meridiopyrgus pupiformis Haase, 2008
    Height 2.3mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. NE of Niagara, SW of Balclutha
    Fw.E.
  • Obtusopyrgus alpinus Haase, 2008
    Height 1.8mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. SE of Arthur's Pass. In seepage trickling over rocks
    Fw.S.E.
  • Obtusopyrgus farri Verhaegen & Haase, 2021
    Height 2.31mm, Width 1.32mm
    Freshwater, Endemic,
    On leaves, stones, woody debris in stream

    Nelson Lakes
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola abradeta Haase, 2008
    Height 1.7mm, Width 1.7mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. SW of Paturau, W of Collingwood
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola caeca Ponder, 1966
    Height 2.24mm, Width 1.84mm
    Freshwater, Endemic, From cave streams
    East Takaka, Nelson, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola cervicesmadentes Haase, 2008
    Height 1.8mm Width 1.3mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. W of Collingwood, Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola conosimilis Haase, 2008
    Height 1.6mm, Width 1.3mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. NE of Karamea. Only known from type locality
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola delira Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic, On wood, moss, leaves and stones in seepages and caves
    South Island. NE of Karamea, Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola dulcinella Haase, 2008
    Length 1.8mm, Width 1.4mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    E of Takaka, Nelson, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola eduardstraussi Haase, 2008
    Height 1.6mm, Width 1.5mm
    Freshwater, Endemic, On stones in stream
    South Island. W of Collingwood, Nelson. Only known from type locality
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola favus Haase, 2008
    Height 1.8mm, Width 1.1mm
    Freshwater, Endemic, In seepages and cave streams
    NE of Karamea, Nelson, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola fruticis Haase, 2008
    Height 1.5mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    Paturau, Nelson, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola geometrica Haase, 2008
    Height 2.0mm, Width 1.2mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South of East Takaka, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola gretathunbergae Verhaegen & Haase, 2021
    Height 2.74mm, Width 1.63mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    Kahurangi National Park, NW Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola ignorata Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic
    South of Takaka, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola johannstraussi Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. SSW of Collingwood, Nelson. On wood and stones in streams
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola josefstraussi Haase, 2008
    Height 2.3mm, Width 1.5mm
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic
    South Island. SSW of Collingwood, Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola kuscheli Climo, 1974
    Height 2.3mm
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic, Streams in caves
    South Island. Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola lentesferens Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, Endemic
    SW of Upper Takaka, NW of Motueka, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola lisannea Verhaegen & Haase, 2021
    Height 2.6mm, Width 1.33mm
    Freshwater, Endemic, On leaves, stones, woody debris in small spring
    Kahurangi National Park, NW Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola mete Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, Endemic, In dripping moss
    South Island. Lower Buller Gorge, SE of Westport. Only known from type locality
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola mete kahurangi Verhaegen & Haase, 2021
    Height 2.44mm, Width 2.04mm
    Freshwater, Endemic,
    On rough rocks in river

    Kahurangi National Park, NW Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola ngatapuna Haase, 2008
    Height 2.4mm, Width 1.3mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. W of Collingwood, Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola ovata Haase, 2008
    Height 1.7mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    West of Collingwood, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola permutata Haase, 2008
    Height 2.2mm, Width 1.7mm
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic, Seepages and streams in caves
    South Island. W of Inangahua
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola piriformis Haase, 2008
    Height 2mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    NE of Karamea, South Island. Only known from type locality
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola roscoei Haase, 2008
    Height 1.8mm, Width 1.3mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    NW of Motueka, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola takakaensis Haase, 2008
    Height 2.3mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. Caves on Takaka Hills, Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola terraelapsus Haase, 2008
    Height 1.7mm, Width 1.1mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. NE of Karamea, Nelson
    Fw.S.E.
  • Opacuincola turriformis Haase, 2008
    Height 2.8mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    South Island. SW of Mangarakau, W of Collingwood
    Fw.S.E.
  • Paxillostium nanum Gardner, 1970
    Height 2.5mm, Width 1.3mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    Northland, in small bush streams or areas of swampy seepage
    Fw.N.E.
  • Platypyrgus nelsonensis Climo, 1977
    Width 2.2mm
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic
    Riwaka River, NW of Motueka, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • 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
    Freshwater, Endemic
    North and South Island. Also introduced to Australia, Europe, North America and Japan
    Fw.N.S.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.
  • Rakipyrgus gardneri (Climo, 1974)
    Freshwater, Subterranean, Endemic
    North Island, in seepages and groundwater
    Fw.N.E.
  • Rakiurapyrgus cresswelli (Climo, 1974)
    Height 2.5mm
    Freshwater, Endemic, In springs and seepage
    Stewart Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Rakiurapyrgus micula Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, Found in moss under waterfall. Similar in shape to R. cresswelli, however, it is much smaller and has a proportionally larger aperture
    Stewart Island
    Fw.S.
  • Sororipyrgus kutukutu Haase, 2008
    Height 2.0mm, Width 1.0mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    Central North Island. Between Awakino and Mahotenui. In rock crevices in seepages and trickles over rock faces
    Fw.N.E.
  • Sororipyrgus marshalli Haase, 2008
    Freshwater, Endemic, Trickle over moss
    North Island. East of Pahiatua. Only known from type locality
    Fw.N.E.
  • Sororipyrgus raki Haase, 2008
    Height 2.1mm, Width 1.0mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    North Island. South of Kaikohe
    Fw.N.E.
  • Tongapyrgus kohitatea Haase, 2008
    Height 1.75mm
    Freshwater, Endemic
    North of Invercargill, South Island
    Fw.S.E.
  • Tongapyrgus subterraneus (Suter, 1905)
    Height 2.75mm, Width 1.25mm
    Subfossil, Fossil, Endemic
    Canterbury and northern Otago, South Island
    S.Sf.Fo.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