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Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricoidea (Superfamily) > Muricidae (Family) > Rapaninae (Subfamily) > Rapana (Genus) > venosa (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
MURICIDAE: RAPANINAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 118mm, Width 85mm
Synonymised Names:
=Purpura venosa Valenciennes, 1846
=Rapana marginata Valenciennes, 1846
=Rapana pechiliensis Grabau & S. G. King, 1928
=Rapana pontica F. Nordsieck, 1968
=Rapana thomasiana Crosse, 1861
Distribution:
In cray pots off Cape Maria van Diemen
Geographical Range:
A
Notes:
Marine, Not found living in NZ waters
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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