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Mammilla simiae (Deshayes in Deshayes & Edwards, 1838)Species Images
Washed up on the Northland east coast, NZ. 25mm
On sand flats Parengarenga Harbour, Far North, NZ
Washed up in beach drift, Rarawa Beach, Far North, NZ
Taxonomy: Mammilla simiae (Deshayes in Deshayes & Edwards, 1838)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Naticoidea (Superfamily) > Naticidae (Family) > Polinicinae (Subfamily) > Mammilla (Genus) > simiae (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
NATICIDAE: POLINICINAE
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Synonymised Names:
=Mamilla simiae (Deshayes, 1838)
=Mammilla propesimiae Iredale, 1929
=Natica samarensis Récluz, 1844
=Natica sigaretina Menke, 1828
=Natica simiae Deshayes, 1838
=Polinices (Mammilla) simiae (Deshayes, 1838)
=Polinices simiae (Deshayes, 1838)
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Details: Mammilla simiae (Deshayes in Deshayes & Edwards, 1838)
Size/Grows to:
Height 30mm, Width 25mm
Distribution:
Northland to East Cape. Also Kermadec and Norfolk Islands. In beach drift and alive from low tide
Geographical Range:
KA
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 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
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