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Taxonomy
Family:
CYMATIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Littorinimorpha (Order)
> Tonnoidea (Superfamily)
> Cymatiidae (Family)
> Monoplex (Genus)
> parthenopeus (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Cabestanimorpha Iredale, 1936
=Cymatium (Monoplex) Perry, 1810
=Septa (Monoplex) Perry, 1810
Synonymised Names:
=Cymatium (Cabestana) parthenopius (Salis Marschlins, 1793)
=Cymatium (Monoplex) parthenopeum (Salis Marschlins, 1793)
=Cymatium (Septa) parthenopeum (Salis Marschlins, 1793)
=Cymatium parthenopeum (Salis Marschlins, 1793)
=Monoplex australasiae Perry, 1811
=Murex parthenopeus Salis Marschlins, 1793
=Septa (Monoplex) parthenopea (Salis Marschlins, 1793)
Images: Monoplex parthenopeus (von Salis, 1793)
Found from low tide down to about 25 fathoms. 87mm
From deep water off Bream Bay, Northland. 135mm
Low tide, Karikari Peninsula, Northland. 65mm
Alive at low tide. Matai Bay, Karikari Peninsula, Northland, NZ. 60mm
Taxonomy
Family:
CYMATIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Littorinimorpha (Order)
> Tonnoidea (Superfamily)
> Cymatiidae (Family)
> Monoplex (Genus)
> parthenopeus (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Cabestanimorpha Iredale, 1936
=Cymatium (Monoplex) Perry, 1810
=Septa (Monoplex) Perry, 1810
Synonymised Names:
=Cymatium (Cabestana) parthenopius (Salis Marschlins, 1793)
=Cymatium (Monoplex) parthenopeum (Salis Marschlins, 1793)
=Cymatium (Septa) parthenopeum (Salis Marschlins, 1793)
=Cymatium parthenopeum (Salis Marschlins, 1793)
=Monoplex australasiae Perry, 1811
=Murex parthenopeus Salis Marschlins, 1793
=Septa (Monoplex) parthenopea (Salis Marschlins, 1793)
Details: Monoplex parthenopeus (von Salis, 1793)
Size/Grows to:
Height 130mm, Width 75mm
Distribution:
North, South and Chatham Islands. Also Australia
Geographical Range:
KACFM
Notes:
Hairy Trumpet, 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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