Notoacmea turbatrix

Indentification 3

Distinguishing Characteristics
An endemic limpet of New Zealand and is quite variable in shell shape and colour pattern.

Can grow up to Length 7mm, Width 5mm

Found in the low tide zone attached to smooth rocks and other shells in sheltered positions (Eg. tide pools) on open coasts throughout New Zealand.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Lisa Bennett, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Lisa Bennett
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  3. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

More Info

iNaturalist NZ Map

Location Aupourian, Cookian, Forsterian
Depth Low Tide