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  • Family: Cassidae

  • Galeodea plauta Beu, 2008
    Height 55mm
    Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    Off Ahipara, Northland 290-500 metres. Also Castlecliff (Upper Westmere Siltstone), Wanganui
    ACR.Fo.E.
  • Galeodea triganceae Dell, 1953
    Height 55mm, Width 35mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands
    ACFME.
  • Oocorys sulcata Fischer, 1884
    Height 55mm, Width 35mm
    Marine
    World-wide, northern New Zealand and Kermadecs
    KA
  • Oocorys verrillii (Dall, 1889)
    Height 36mm
    Marine
    Norfolk Ridge, NW of Cape Reinga
    A
  • Casmaria perryi (Iredale, 1912)
    Height 64mm, Width 32mm
    Marine
    SE Australia, Kermadec Islands and Northland east coast
    KA
  • Semicassis labiata (Perry, 1811)
    Height 93mm, Width 58mm
    Marine
    Northern part of North Island to Mahia. Victoria to Queensland and Norfolk Island
    AC
  • Semicassis pyrum (Lamarck, 1822)
    Height 85mm, Width 55mm
    Helmet Shell, Marine
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands
    ACFM
  • Semicassis royana (Iredale, 1914)
    Height 165mm, Width 88mm
    Marine
    Off Three Kings to Northland east coast, in craypots around 40 metres. Also off Kermadec Islands
    KA
  • Semicassis sophia (Brazier, 1872)
    Height 98mm, Width 60mm
    Marine
    Northern. Off Northland east coast. Also Queensland to New South Wales and Kermadec Islands
    KA
  • Semicassis thomsoni (Brazier, 1876)
    Height 80mm, Width 55mm
    Marine, Distinguished by the deeply indented margin of the columellar shield
    Off east coast Northland to Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Also Australia
    A
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