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Taxonomy
Family:
CYMATIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Littorinimorpha (Order)
> Tonnoidea (Superfamily)
> Cymatiidae (Family)
> Cabestana (Genus)
> tabulata (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Cabestana (Cymatilesta) otagoensis Powell, 1954
=Cabestana debelior Finlay, 1930
=Cabestana manawatuna C.A. Fleming, 1943
=Cabestana otagoensis Powell, 1954
=Cabestana waterhousei (A. Adams & Angas, 1864)
=Cabestana waterhousei segregata Powell, 1933
=Cymatilesta waterhousei tepida Iredale, 1936
=Cymatium waterhousei (A. Adams & Angas, 1864)
=Cymatium waterhousei frigidulum Iredale, 1929
=Triton tabulata Menke, 1843
=Triton waterhousei A. Adams & Angas, 1864
Images: Cabestana tabulata (Menke, 1843)
From shallow water Whangarei Heads, Northland. 47mm
. 47mm
. 47mm
Taxonomy
Family:
CYMATIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Littorinimorpha (Order)
> Tonnoidea (Superfamily)
> Cymatiidae (Family)
> Cabestana (Genus)
> tabulata (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Cabestana (Cymatilesta) otagoensis Powell, 1954
=Cabestana debelior Finlay, 1930
=Cabestana manawatuna C.A. Fleming, 1943
=Cabestana otagoensis Powell, 1954
=Cabestana waterhousei (A. Adams & Angas, 1864)
=Cabestana waterhousei segregata Powell, 1933
=Cymatilesta waterhousei tepida Iredale, 1936
=Cymatium waterhousei (A. Adams & Angas, 1864)
=Cymatium waterhousei frigidulum Iredale, 1929
=Triton tabulata Menke, 1843
=Triton waterhousei A. Adams & Angas, 1864
Details: Cabestana tabulata (Menke, 1843)
Size/Grows to:
Height 91mm, Width 52mm
Distribution:
North, South and Chatham Islands from low tide to about 25 fathoms. Also Australia and Kermadec Islands
Geographical Range:
KACFM
Notes:
Marine, Lives on solitary ascidians
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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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