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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
TROCHIDAE: CANTHARIDINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Vetigastropoda (Subclass)
> Trochida (Order)
> Trochoidea (Superfamily)
> Trochidae (Family)
> Cantharidinae (Subfamily)
> Cantharidus (Genus)
> puysegurensis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Cantharidus (Cantharidus) Montfort, 1810
=Cantharidus (Plumbelenchus) Finlay, 1926
=Cantharidus (Pseudomargarella) Donald & Spencer, 2016
=Micrelenchus (Plumbelenchus) Finlay, 1926
=Trochus (Cantharidus) Montfort, 1810
Synonymised Names:
=Cantharidus (Pseudomargarella) puysegurensis (Powell, 1939) accepted, alternate representation
=Cantharidus antipodum puysegurensis (Powell, 1939)
=Margarella antipoda puysegurensis Powell, 1939
=Margarella puysegurensis Powell, 1939
Images: Cantharidus puysegurensis (Powell, 1939)
Under rocks, Westport, NZ. 3.5mm
Under rocks, Westport, NZ. 3.5mm
Under rocks, Westport, NZ. 3.5mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
TROCHIDAE: CANTHARIDINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Vetigastropoda (Subclass)
> Trochida (Order)
> Trochoidea (Superfamily)
> Trochidae (Family)
> Cantharidinae (Subfamily)
> Cantharidus (Genus)
> puysegurensis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Cantharidus (Cantharidus) Montfort, 1810
=Cantharidus (Plumbelenchus) Finlay, 1926
=Cantharidus (Pseudomargarella) Donald & Spencer, 2016
=Micrelenchus (Plumbelenchus) Finlay, 1926
=Trochus (Cantharidus) Montfort, 1810
Synonymised Names:
=Cantharidus (Pseudomargarella) puysegurensis (Powell, 1939) accepted, alternate representation
=Cantharidus antipodum puysegurensis (Powell, 1939)
=Margarella antipoda puysegurensis Powell, 1939
=Margarella puysegurensis Powell, 1939
Details: Cantharidus puysegurensis (Powell, 1939)
Size/Grows to:
Height 5.0mm, Width 5.5mm
Distribution:
South Island
Geographical Range:
CFE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic, Distinct flattened base and wide umbilicus
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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