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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
CHAROPIDAE: CHAROPINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Heterobranchia (Subclass)
> Euthyneura (Infraclass)
> Tectipleura (Subterclass)
> Eupulmonata (Superorder)
> Stylommatophora (Order)
> Helicina (Suborder)
> [unassigned] Helicina (Infraorder)
> Punctoidea (Superfamily)
> Charopidae (Family)
> Charopinae (Subfamily)
> Cavellia (Genus)
> buccinella (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Helix buccinella Reeve, 1852
=Helix gamma L. Pfeiffer, 1853
=Patula infecta var. alpestris Suter, 1891
=Patula sylvia Hutton, 1883
Images: Cavellia buccinella (Reeve, 1852)
Whirinaki Forest Eco. Management Zone, Bay of Plenty, NZ. 2.5mm. Reproduced courtesy of iNaturalist.nz ©openlabnz (D.J.Roscoe)
Whirinaki Forest Eco. Management Zone, Bay of Plenty, NZ. 2.5mm. Reproduced courtesy of iNaturalist.nz ©openlabnz (D.J.Roscoe)
Whirinaki Forest Eco. Management Zone, Bay of Plenty, NZ. 2.5mm. Reproduced courtesy of iNaturalist.nz ©openlabnz (D.J.Roscoe)
Horokiwi Reserve near Woollaston Way, Wellington, NZ. 1.7mm. Reproduced courtesy of iNaturalist.nz ©openlabnz (D.J.Roscoe)
Horokiwi Reserve near Woollaston Way, Wellington, NZ. 1.7mm. Reproduced courtesy of iNaturalist.nz ©openlabnz (D.J.Roscoe)
Horokiwi Reserve near Woollaston Way, Wellington, NZ. 1.7mm. Reproduced courtesy of iNaturalist.nz ©openlabnz (D.J.Roscoe)
Syntype of Patula infecta alpestris Suter, 1891, collected White Horse Hill, Hooker Valley, NNW of Mount Cook Village, NZ. (M.125093). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Syntype of Patula infecta alpestris Suter, 1891, collected White Horse Hill, Hooker Valley, NNW of Mount Cook Village, NZ. (M.125093). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Syntype of Patula infecta alpestris Suter, 1891, collected White Horse Hill, Hooker Valley, NNW of Mount Cook Village, NZ. (M.125093). Reproduced courtesy of iNaturalist.nz ©openlabnz (D.J.Roscoe)
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
CHAROPIDAE: CHAROPINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Heterobranchia (Subclass)
> Euthyneura (Infraclass)
> Tectipleura (Subterclass)
> Eupulmonata (Superorder)
> Stylommatophora (Order)
> Helicina (Suborder)
> [unassigned] Helicina (Infraorder)
> Punctoidea (Superfamily)
> Charopidae (Family)
> Charopinae (Subfamily)
> Cavellia (Genus)
> buccinella (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Helix buccinella Reeve, 1852
=Helix gamma L. Pfeiffer, 1853
=Patula infecta var. alpestris Suter, 1891
=Patula sylvia Hutton, 1883
Details: Cavellia buccinella (Reeve, 1852)
Size/Grows to:
Width 3mm, Height 1.3mm
Distribution:
North, South and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
L.N.S.E.
Notes:
Land, Endemic
Distribution Map
 
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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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