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Malluvium calcareum (Suter, 1909)Species Images
Living on Gastropod shells in deep water. 11mm
Trawled in deep water Bay of Plenty. 12mm
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Malluvium calcareum (Suter, 1909)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Vanikoioidea (Superfamily) > Hipponicidae (Family) > Malluvium (Genus) > calcareum (Species)
Family:
HIPPONICIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Length 18mm, Width 12mm
Distribution:
North, South, Chatham Islands, and southern ocean. Also Kermadec Islands
Geographical Range:
KACME.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic, Attached to shells
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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