Notoacmea Cellanoides

Identification 5

Distinguishing Characteristics
An endemic limpet of New Zealand that has strong radial ribs.

Size
Can grow up to Length 27mm, Width 23mm, Height 8mm

Distribution
Found in the high tide and splash zone area throughout New Zealand

Can be confused with:
Notoacmea pileopsis but the radial lines on Notoacmea Cellanoides are more prominent..

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/4606086
  2. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/5056392
  3. (c) Shona Treanor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/4554069
  4. (c) Peter Poortman, www.nzshells.net.nz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by tangatawhenua, http://www.nzshells.net.nz/Images/047Q.jpg
  5. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

More Info

iNaturalist NZ Map

Depth High Tide, Splash Zone
Location Aupourian, Cookian, Forsterian