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Taxonomy
Family:
VOLUTOMITRIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Turbinelloidea (Superfamily)
> Volutomitridae (Family)
> Microvoluta (Genus)
> marginata (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Microvoluta cuvierensis Finlay, 1930
=Turricula lincta Hutton, 1885
=Turricula marginata Hutton, 1885
=Vulpecula (Pusia) biconica Murdoch & Suter, 1906
=Vulpecula biconica Murdoch & Suter, 1906
=Vulpecula marginata (Hutton, 1885)
Species Images: Microvoluta marginata (Hutton, 1885)
Collected 22 Jan 1904, E of Great Barrier Island, Hauraki Gulf, NZ (M.001738). ~5mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
VOLUTOMITRIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Turbinelloidea (Superfamily)
> Volutomitridae (Family)
> Microvoluta (Genus)
> marginata (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Microvoluta cuvierensis Finlay, 1930
=Turricula lincta Hutton, 1885
=Turricula marginata Hutton, 1885
=Vulpecula (Pusia) biconica Murdoch & Suter, 1906
=Vulpecula biconica Murdoch & Suter, 1906
=Vulpecula marginata (Hutton, 1885)
Details: Microvoluta marginata (Hutton, 1885)
Size/Grows to:
Height 8mm, Width 3.5mm
Distribution:
North, South and Stewart and Snares Islands. Trawled around 35-500 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFAnE.
Notes:
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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