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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
CALLIOSTOMATIDAE: CALLIOSTOMATINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Vetigastropoda (Subclass)
> Trochida (Order)
> Trochoidea (Superfamily)
> Calliostomatidae (Family)
> Calliostomatinae (Subfamily)
> Maurea (Genus)
> selecta (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Alertalex Dell, 1956
=Calliostoma (Calliotropis) W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma (Maurea) W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma (Mauriella) W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliotropis W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calotropis Thiele, 1929
=Maurea (Alertalex) Dell, 1956
=Maurea (Mucrinops) Finlay, 1926
=Mauriella W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Mucrinops Finlay, 1926
=Venustas Finlay, 1926
=Venustas (Mucrinops) Finlay, 1926
Synonymised Names:
=Calliostoma (Calliotropis) pagoda W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma (Maurea) selectum (Dillwyn, 1817)
=Calliostoma carnicolor Preston, 1907
=Calliostoma cunninghamii (Gray, 1833)
=Calliostoma pagoda W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma selectum (Dillwyn, 1817)
=Trochus cunninghami Gray, 1834
=Trochus selectus Dillwyn, 1817
=Venustas cunninghami (Gray, 1834)
=Venustas cunninghami regifica Finlay, 1927
=Zizyphinus hodgei Hutton, 1875
=Zizyphinus ponderosus Hutton, 1885
Images: Maurea selecta (Dillwyn, 1817)
Trawled by Scallop Boats, Chatham Islands, NZ. 48mm
Holotype of Calliostoma (Calliotropis) pagoda Oliver, 1926, collected off Cape Campbell, Marlborough, NZ (M.001602). 65mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Collected 19 Sep 1987, W of Chatham Island, NZ. (M.090061). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
CALLIOSTOMATIDAE: CALLIOSTOMATINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Vetigastropoda (Subclass)
> Trochida (Order)
> Trochoidea (Superfamily)
> Calliostomatidae (Family)
> Calliostomatinae (Subfamily)
> Maurea (Genus)
> selecta (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Alertalex Dell, 1956
=Calliostoma (Calliotropis) W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma (Maurea) W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma (Mauriella) W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliotropis W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calotropis Thiele, 1929
=Maurea (Alertalex) Dell, 1956
=Maurea (Mucrinops) Finlay, 1926
=Mauriella W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Mucrinops Finlay, 1926
=Venustas Finlay, 1926
=Venustas (Mucrinops) Finlay, 1926
Synonymised Names:
=Calliostoma (Calliotropis) pagoda W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma (Maurea) selectum (Dillwyn, 1817)
=Calliostoma carnicolor Preston, 1907
=Calliostoma cunninghamii (Gray, 1833)
=Calliostoma pagoda W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma selectum (Dillwyn, 1817)
=Trochus cunninghami Gray, 1834
=Trochus selectus Dillwyn, 1817
=Venustas cunninghami (Gray, 1834)
=Venustas cunninghami regifica Finlay, 1927
=Zizyphinus hodgei Hutton, 1875
=Zizyphinus ponderosus Hutton, 1885
Details: Maurea selecta (Dillwyn, 1817)
Size/Grows to:
Width 67mm, Height 53mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. 0-293 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
Notes:
Pale Tiger 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
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