Notoacmea Cellanoides

Identification 3

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

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

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), uploaded by tangatawhenua
  2. (c) Shona Treanor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Shona Treanor
  3. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

More Info

iNaturalist NZ Map

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