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Maurea alertae (B.A. Marshall, 1995)Species Images
Holotype of Alertalex blacki Dell, 1956, collected 10 Feb 1954, Chatham Rise, NZ (M.009767). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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Taxonomy: Maurea alertae (B.A. Marshall, 1995)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Trochida (Order) > Trochoidea (Superfamily) > Calliostomatidae (Family) > Calliostomatinae (Subfamily) > Maurea (Genus) > alertae (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
CALLIOSTOMATIDAE: CALLIOSTOMATINAE
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:
=Alertalex blacki Dell, 1956
=Calliostoma (Otukaia) alertae B.A. Marshall, 1995
=Calliostoma alertae B.A. Marshall, 1995
=Maurea (Alertalex) alertae (B.A. Marshall, 1995)
=Otukaia blacki (Dell, 1956)
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Details: Maurea alertae (B.A. Marshall, 1995)
Size/Grows to:
Width 25mm, Height 28mm
Distribution:
Off Northland to Bay of Plenty, Chatham Rise, Bounty Plateau and Auckland Islands. Trawled from around 280-850 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFMAnE.
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