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Species List for Genus: Herpetopoma
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Seguenziida (Order) > Seguenzioidea (Superfamily) > Chilodontaidae (Family) > Herpetopoma (Genus)
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  • Genus: Herpetopoma

  • Herpetopoma alacerrimum Dell, 1956
    Width 5mm, Height 5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island and Chatham Islands
    CE.
  • Herpetopoma bellum (Hutton, 1873)
    Width 6.5mm, Height 6.5mm
    Marine, Endemic, Common under stones at low tide, often covered by a bright red or orange sponge
    North Island and Chatham Islands
    ACME.
  • Herpetopoma benthicola Powell, 1937
    Height 3.5mm, Width 3.0mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands to Northland
    AE.
  • Herpetopoma larochei (Powell, 1926)
    Height 4.9mm, Width 5.0mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island, Northland to Mahia
    ACE.
  • Herpetopoma mariae Finlay, 1930
    Height 17mm, Width 14.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland
    AE.
  • Herpetopoma pruinosum (B.A. Marshall, 1979)
    Height 3.3mm, Width 2.85mm
    Marine, Endemic
    E of Chanter Islets, Raoul Island
    KE.
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