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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)
> waikanae (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) waikanae W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma (Maurea) waikanae W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma waikanae W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Maurea pellucida morioria Powell, 1946
=Venustas pellucida forsteriana Dell, 1950
=Venustas pellucida haurakiensis Dell, 1950
Images: Maurea waikanae (W.R.B. Oliver, 1926)
From shallow water to moderate depths, occasionally washed ashore on sandy beaches. 41mm
(forsteriana form) - From Foveaux Strait. 55mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
CALLIOSTOMATIDAE: CALLIOSTOMATINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Vetigastropoda (Subclass)
> Trochida (Order)
> Trochoidea (Superfamily)
> Calliostomatidae (Family)
> Calliostomatinae (Subfamily)
> Maurea (Genus)
> waikanae (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) waikanae W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma (Maurea) waikanae W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Calliostoma waikanae W.R.B. Oliver, 1926
=Maurea pellucida morioria Powell, 1946
=Venustas pellucida forsteriana Dell, 1950
=Venustas pellucida haurakiensis Dell, 1950
Details: Maurea waikanae (W.R.B. Oliver, 1926)
Size/Grows to:
Width 57mm, Height 49mm
Distribution:
North, South and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
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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