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Barbatia novaezealandiae (E.A.Smith, 1915)Species Images
Bay of Islands, Northland. 54mm
Found on under sides of stones at low tide to over 50 fathoms
Barbatia novaezealandiae (E.A.Smith, 1915)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Pteriomorphia (Subclass) > Arcida (Order) > Arcoidea (Superfamily) > Arcidae (Family) > Arcinae (Subfamily) > Barbatia (Genus) > novaezealandiae (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
ARCIDAE: ARCINAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 42mm, Length 75mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. Under stones from low tide to over 90 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
Notes:
Ark Shell, Marine, Endemic
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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