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Taxonomy
Family:
COCHLESPIRIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Conoidea (Superfamily)
> Cochlespiridae (Family)
> Aforia (Genus)
> watsoni (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Aforia lepta (R.B. Watson, 1881)
=Pleurotoma (Surcula) lepta R.B. Watson, 1881
=Pleurotoma lepta R.B. Watson, 1881
Images: Aforia watsoni Kantor, Harasewych & Puillandre, 2016
Collected 15 Mar 1964, 210-220 metres, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica. 35mm. © Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Taxonomy
Family:
COCHLESPIRIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Conoidea (Superfamily)
> Cochlespiridae (Family)
> Aforia (Genus)
> watsoni (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Aforia lepta (R.B. Watson, 1881)
=Pleurotoma (Surcula) lepta R.B. Watson, 1881
=Pleurotoma lepta R.B. Watson, 1881
Details: Aforia watsoni Kantor, Harasewych & Puillandre, 2016
Size/Grows to:
Height 35mm, Width 15mm
Distribution:
Southern Ocean, S.E. of Australia. 3566 metres
Geographical Range:
An
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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