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Taxonomy
Family:
THALASSOCYONIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Littorinimorpha (Order)
> Tonnoidea (Superfamily)
> Thalassocyonidae (Family)
> Thalassocyon (Genus)
> tui (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Thalassocyon bonus Barnard, 1960
Images: Thalassocyon tui Dell, 1967
Trawled off Kaipara, North Island. 74mm
Holotype, collected 26 Jul 1962, Colville Ridge, W of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands, NZ. (M.021299). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
THALASSOCYONIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Littorinimorpha (Order)
> Tonnoidea (Superfamily)
> Thalassocyonidae (Family)
> Thalassocyon (Genus)
> tui (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Thalassocyon bonus Barnard, 1960
Details: Thalassocyon tui Dell, 1967
Size/Grows to:
Height 76mm, Width 47mm
Distribution:
From abyssal depths off South Africa, Amsterdam Is. (in the southern Indian Ocean), eastern Australia, Kermadec Islands, and northern New Zealand. Northland to Bay of Plenty
Geographical Range:
KA
Notes:
Marine
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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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