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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
MURICIDAE: PAGODULINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Muricoidea (Superfamily)
> Muricidae (Family)
> Pagodulinae (Subfamily)
> Poirieria (Genus)
> zelandica (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Poirieria (Poirieria) Jousseaume, 1880
Synonymised Names:
=Murex novazelandiae G.B. Sowerby II, 1834
=Murex zelandicus Quoy & Gaimard, 1833
=Poirieria (Poirieria) zelandica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Images: Poirieria zelandica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Taken from off Doubtless Bay, Northland
Tasman Bay, Nelson. 59mm
Trawled in 20-30 metres, Bay of Plenty. 59mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
MURICIDAE: PAGODULINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Muricoidea (Superfamily)
> Muricidae (Family)
> Pagodulinae (Subfamily)
> Poirieria (Genus)
> zelandica (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Poirieria (Poirieria) Jousseaume, 1880
Synonymised Names:
=Murex novazelandiae G.B. Sowerby II, 1834
=Murex zelandicus Quoy & Gaimard, 1833
=Poirieria (Poirieria) zelandica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Details: Poirieria zelandica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Size/Grows to:
Width 88mm, Height 79mm
Distribution:
Three Kings Islands to Stewart Island, Challenger Plateau and Chatham Islands, 0-540 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
Notes:
Spiny Murex, Marine, Endemic
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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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