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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
TROCHIDAE: MONODONTINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Vetigastropoda (Subclass)
> Trochida (Order)
> Trochoidea (Superfamily)
> Trochidae (Family)
> Monodontinae (Subfamily)
> Diloma (Genus)
> aridum (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Anisodiloma Finlay, 1926
=Cavodiloma Finlay, 1926
=Fractarmilla Finlay, 1926
=Melagraphia Gray, 1847
=Monodonta (Neodiloma) P. Fischer, 1885
=Neodiloma P. Fischer, 1885
=Trochus (Diloma) Philippi, 1845
=Zediloma Finlay, 1926
=Zediloma (Fractarmilla) Finlay, 1926
Synonymised Names:
=Zediloma arida Finlay, 1926
Images: Diloma aridum (Finlay, 1927)
On mid-tidal rocks, Kaikoura, Canterbury, NZ. 14mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
TROCHIDAE: MONODONTINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Vetigastropoda (Subclass)
> Trochida (Order)
> Trochoidea (Superfamily)
> Trochidae (Family)
> Monodontinae (Subfamily)
> Diloma (Genus)
> aridum (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Anisodiloma Finlay, 1926
=Cavodiloma Finlay, 1926
=Fractarmilla Finlay, 1926
=Melagraphia Gray, 1847
=Monodonta (Neodiloma) P. Fischer, 1885
=Neodiloma P. Fischer, 1885
=Trochus (Diloma) Philippi, 1845
=Zediloma Finlay, 1926
=Zediloma (Fractarmilla) Finlay, 1926
Synonymised Names:
=Zediloma arida Finlay, 1926
Details: Diloma aridum (Finlay, 1927)
Size/Grows to:
Height 19mm, Width 17mm
Distribution:
Throughout New Zealand. Chatham and Auckland Islands. On sheltered mid-tidal rocks
Geographical Range:
ACFMAnE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic, Purplish-black with pale yellow flecks
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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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