NZ Mollusca

Notoplax mariae (Webster, 1908)

Notoplax mariae
Henderson Bay, Far North, living under a rock in the low intertidal zone Reproduced courtesy of inaturalist.nz ©tangatawhenua
Classification: Mollusca - Polyplacophora - Neoloricata - Chitonida - Acanthochitonidae - Notoplax
Family: ACANTHOCHITONIDAE
Size/Grows to: Length 35mm, Width 18mm
Distribution: North, South and Stewart Island. Low tide to about 40 metres [A.C.F.]
Notes: Endemic
Some known Localities
  • Henderson Bay, Far North, NZ
  • Mission Bay, Auckland, NZ
References:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.30)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.