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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
LYMNAEIDAE: AMPHIPEPLEINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Heterobranchia (Subclass)
> Euthyneura (Infraclass)
> Tectipleura (Subterclass)
> Hygrophila (Superorder)
> Lymnaeoidea (Superfamily)
> Lymnaeidae (Family)
> Amphipepleinae (Subfamily)
> Austropeplea (Genus)
> tomentosa (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Glacilimnea Iredale, 1943
=Simlimnea Iredale, 1943
Synonymised Names:
=Austropeplea (Austropeplea) tomentosa (L. Pfeiffer, 1855) accepted, alternate representation
=Austropeplea tomentosa hamiltoni (Dell, 1956) accepted, alternate representation
=Lymnaea subscalariformis Suter, 1917
=Lymnoea subscalariformis Suter, 1917
=Succinea tomentosa L. Pfeiffer, 1855 (original combination)
Images: Austropeplea tomentosa (L. Pfeiffer, 1855)
Collected Wellington, NZ (M.125540). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
LYMNAEIDAE: AMPHIPEPLEINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Heterobranchia (Subclass)
> Euthyneura (Infraclass)
> Tectipleura (Subterclass)
> Hygrophila (Superorder)
> Lymnaeoidea (Superfamily)
> Lymnaeidae (Family)
> Amphipepleinae (Subfamily)
> Austropeplea (Genus)
> tomentosa (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Glacilimnea Iredale, 1943
=Simlimnea Iredale, 1943
Synonymised Names:
=Austropeplea (Austropeplea) tomentosa (L. Pfeiffer, 1855) accepted, alternate representation
=Austropeplea tomentosa hamiltoni (Dell, 1956) accepted, alternate representation
=Lymnaea subscalariformis Suter, 1917
=Lymnoea subscalariformis Suter, 1917
=Succinea tomentosa L. Pfeiffer, 1855 (original combination)
Details: Austropeplea tomentosa (L. Pfeiffer, 1855)
Size/Grows to:
Height 13mm, Width 9mm
Distribution:
North and South Island
Geographical Range:
Fw.N.S.E.
Notes:
Freshwater, 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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