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Hiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767)Species Images
Mathesons Bay, Leigh, under rock at 10 metres. 22mm
Hiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Adapedonta (Order) > Hiatelloidea (Superfamily) > Hiatellidae (Family) > Hiatella (Genus)
Family:
HIATELLIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Length 22mm, Height 14mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
ACFM
Notes:
Marine
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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 approxomation 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