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Taxonomy
Family:
COLUBRARIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Buccinoidea (Superfamily)
> Colubrariidae (Family)
> Cumia (Genus)
> mestayerae (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Fusus Helbling, 1779
=Murex (Fusus) Helbling, 1779
=Ratifusus Iredale, 1929
=Triton (Cumia) Bivona-Bernardi, 1838
Synonymised Names:
=Cumia reticulata (A. Adams, 1855)
=Fusus mestayerae Iredale, 1915
=Pisania reticulata A. Adams, 1855
=Ratifusus mestayerae (Iredale, 1915)
Images: Cumia mestayerae (Iredale, 1915)
Cape Maria van Diemen, Far North. 24mm
Taxonomy
Family:
COLUBRARIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Buccinoidea (Superfamily)
> Colubrariidae (Family)
> Cumia (Genus)
> mestayerae (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Fusus Helbling, 1779
=Murex (Fusus) Helbling, 1779
=Ratifusus Iredale, 1929
=Triton (Cumia) Bivona-Bernardi, 1838
Synonymised Names:
=Cumia reticulata (A. Adams, 1855)
=Fusus mestayerae Iredale, 1915
=Pisania reticulata A. Adams, 1855
=Ratifusus mestayerae (Iredale, 1915)
Details: Cumia mestayerae (Iredale, 1915)
Size/Grows to:
Height 30mm, Width 12mm
Distribution:
Northland east coast to East Cape. Low tide to around 25 metres
Geographical Range:
A
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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