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Taxonomy: Heliacus areola (Gmelin, 1791)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > 'Lower Heterobranchia' (Infraclass) > Architectonicoidea (Superfamily) > Architectonicidae (Family) > Heliacus (Genus) > areola (Species)
Family:
ARCHITECTONICIDAE
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Genus Synonyms:
=Gyriscus Tiberi, 1867 accepted, alternate representation
=Heliacus (Gyriscus) Tiberi, 1867
=Heliacus (Heliacus) d'Orbigny, 1842
=Heliacus (Torinista) Iredale, 1936 accepted, alternate representation
=Trochus (Heliacus) d'Orbigny, 1842
=Torinista Iredale, 1936
Synonymised Names:
=Heliacus (Heliacus) areola (Gmelin, 1791) accepted, alternate representation
=Heliacus (Heliacus) areola areola (Gmelin, 1791) accepted, alternate representation
=Heliacus areola areola (Gmelin, 1791) accepted, alternate representation
=Solarium perspectiviunculum var. pallida Philippi, 1853
=Torinia gyrus Bayer, 1948
=Trochus areola Gmelin, 1791
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Details: Heliacus areola (Gmelin, 1791)
Size/Grows to:
Diameter 10-15mm
Distribution:
Continuous range from African east coast to central Pacific. Northland NZ
Geographical Range:
A
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