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Monodilepas monilifera (Hutton, 1873)Species Images
Bluff, in beach drift. 20mm
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Monodilepas monilifera (Hutton, 1873)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Lepetelllida (Order) > Fissurelloidea (Superfamily) > Fissurellidae (Family) > Emarginulinae (Subfamily) > Monodilepas (Genus) > monilifera (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
FISSURELLIDAE: EMARGINULINAE
Size/Grows to:
Length 33mm, Width 24mm
Distribution:
South Island and Snares Islands. In beach drift and trawled
Geographical Range:
FE.
Notes:
Keyhole Limpet, Marine, Endemic
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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 approximation 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