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Sypharochiton pelliserpentis Quoy & Gaimard, 1835Species Images
Henderson Bay, Far North, on a shaded rock wall in the low intertidal zone. Reproduced courtesy of iNaturalist.nz ©tangatawhenua
Sypharochiton pelliserpentis Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Neoloricata (Subclass) > Chitonida (Order) > Chitonoidea (Superfamily) > Chitonidae (Family) > Chitoninae (Subfamily) > Sypharochiton (Genus)
Family: Subfamily
CHITONIDAE: CHITONINAE
Size/Grows to:
Length 42mm, Width 26mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. Above mid-tide level on and under stones
Geographical Range:
ACFM
Notes:
chiton. 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