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Tonna tankervillii (Hanley, 1860)Species Images
Bream Bay, Whangarei, Northland, NZ. 126mm
Washed up on Bream Bay, south of Whangarei, Northland, NZ. 160mm
Bream Bay, Whangarei, Northland, NZ. 160mm
Tonna tankervillii (Hanley, 1860)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Tonnoidea (Superfamily) > Tonnidae (Family) > Tonna (Genus) > tankervillii (Species)
Family:
TONNIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 250mm, Width 210mm
Genus Synonyms:
=Dolium Lamarck, 1801
=Perdix Montfort, 1810
Synonymised Names:
=Dolium (Dolium) amphora (Philippi, 1849)
=Dolium (Dolium) cerevisina (Hedley, 1919)
=Dolium (Dolium) cerevisina var. haurakiensis (Hedley, 1919)
=Dolium (Dolium) variegatum var. tankervillii Hanley, 1860
=Dolium amphora Philippi, 1849
=Dolium variegatum var. tankervillii Hanley, 1860
=Tonna (Tonna) cerevisina Hedley, 1919
=Tonna (Tonna) cerevisina cerevisina Hedley, 1919
=Tonna (Tonna) cerevisina haurakiensis Hedley, 1919
=Tonna (Tonna) maoria Powell, 1938
=Tonna cerevisina Hedley, 1919
=Tonna cerevisina haurakiensis Hedley, 1919
=Tonna cerevisina var. haurakiensis Hedley, 1919
=Tonna haurakiensis (Hedley, 1919)
Distribution:
Northland to Hawkes Bay and Mahia Peninsula. Washups on sandy beaches and alive below low tide
Geographical Range:
AC
Notes:
Common Cask or Tun Shell, Marine, Characterised by a deep canaliculate suture
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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