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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)
> spectabilis (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 (Maurea) spectabile (A. Adams, 1855)
=Calliostoma spectabile (A. Adams, 1855)
=Ziziphinus spectabilis A. Adams, 1855
=Zizyphinus spectabilis A. Adams, 1855
Images: Maurea spectabilis (A. Adams, 1855)
A southern species, from the Auckland Islands. 40mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
CALLIOSTOMATIDAE: CALLIOSTOMATINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Vetigastropoda (Subclass)
> Trochida (Order)
> Trochoidea (Superfamily)
> Calliostomatidae (Family)
> Calliostomatinae (Subfamily)
> Maurea (Genus)
> spectabilis (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 (Maurea) spectabile (A. Adams, 1855)
=Calliostoma spectabile (A. Adams, 1855)
=Ziziphinus spectabilis A. Adams, 1855
=Zizyphinus spectabilis A. Adams, 1855
Details: Maurea spectabilis (A. Adams, 1855)
Size/Grows to:
Height 56mm, Width 47mm
Distribution:
Auckland and Campbell Islands. 0-146 metres
Geographical Range:
AnE.
Notes:
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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