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Taxonomy
Family:
ARCHITECTONICIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Heterobranchia (Subclass)
> 'Lower Heterobranchia' (Infraclass)
> Architectonicoidea (Superfamily)
> Architectonicidae (Family)
> Pseudomalaxis (Genus)
> zanclaeus meridionalis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Discohelix (Discosolis) Dall, 1892
=Discosolis Dall, 1892
=Heliacus (Mangonuia) Mestayer, 1930
=Mangonuia Mestayer, 1930
=Torinia (Pseudomalaxis) P. Fischer, 1885
Synonymised Names:
=Mangonuia bollonsi Mestayer, 1930
=Omalaxis meridionalis Hedley, 1903
=Pseudomalaxis solaris Kuroda, 1938
Images: Pseudomalaxis zanclaeus meridionalis (Hedley, 1903)
Holotype of Mangonuia bollonsi, collected 8 Sep 1914, N of North Cape, NZ (M.001631). 16mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
ARCHITECTONICIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Heterobranchia (Subclass)
> 'Lower Heterobranchia' (Infraclass)
> Architectonicoidea (Superfamily)
> Architectonicidae (Family)
> Pseudomalaxis (Genus)
> zanclaeus meridionalis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Discohelix (Discosolis) Dall, 1892
=Discosolis Dall, 1892
=Heliacus (Mangonuia) Mestayer, 1930
=Mangonuia Mestayer, 1930
=Torinia (Pseudomalaxis) P. Fischer, 1885
Synonymised Names:
=Mangonuia bollonsi Mestayer, 1930
=Omalaxis meridionalis Hedley, 1903
=Pseudomalaxis solaris Kuroda, 1938
Details: Pseudomalaxis zanclaeus meridionalis (Hedley, 1903)
Size/Grows to:
Width 16mm, Height 5mm
Distribution:
North Island. Off North Cape to Bay of Plenty
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