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Species List for Genus: Cellana
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  • Genus: Cellana

  • 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.
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