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Oppomorus noduliferus (Menke, 1829)Species Images
Below low tide, Karikari Peninsula, Northland. 17mm
Below low tide, Karikari Peninsula, Northland. 18mm
Below low tide, Northland, NZ. 17mm
Taxonomy: Oppomorus noduliferus (Menke, 1829)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricoidea (Superfamily) > Muricidae (Family) > Ergalataxinae (Subfamily) > Oppomorus (Genus) > noduliferus (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
MURICIDAE: ERGALATAXINAE
Genus Synonyms:
=Morula (Oppomorus) Iredale, 1937
Synonymised Names:
=Morula (Oppomorus) nodulifera (Menke, 1829)
=Morula chaidea (Duclos, 1832)
=Morula nodulifera (Menke, 1829)
=Purpura chaidea Duclos, 1832
=Purpura nassoidea Blainville, 1832
=Purpura nassoides Quoy & Gaimard, 1833
=Purpura nodulifera Menke, 1829
=Thais chaidea Duclos, 1832
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Details: Oppomorus noduliferus (Menke, 1829)
Size/Grows to:
Height 22mm, Width 14mm
Distribution:
Northland east coast. Also New South Wales, Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island, New Caledonia and Kermadec Islands
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