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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)
> sterkiana (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Endodonta (Charopa) otagoensis Suter, 1899
=Patula sterkiana Suter, 1891
=Patula sterkiana f. major Suter, 1892
Images: Cavellia sterkiana (Suter, 1891)
Syntype of Patula sterkiana, collected Hooker Valley, NNW of Mount Cook Village, Westland, NZ (M125185). 3.8mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Syntype of Patula sterkiana, collected Hooker Valley, NNW of Mount Cook Village, Westland, NZ (M125185). 3.8mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Syntype of Patula sterkiana, collected Hooker Valley, NNW of Mount Cook Village, Westland, NZ (M125185). 3.8mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Collected flank of Turret Head, west of Wanaka, Westland, NZ. 3.6mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected flank of Turret Head, west of Wanaka, Westland, NZ. 3.6mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected flank of Turret Head, west of Wanaka, Westland, NZ. 3.6mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave 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)
> sterkiana (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Endodonta (Charopa) otagoensis Suter, 1899
=Patula sterkiana Suter, 1891
=Patula sterkiana f. major Suter, 1892
Details: Cavellia sterkiana (Suter, 1891)
Size/Grows to:
Width 3.8mm, Height 2mm
Distribution:
South Island. Nelson to Fiordland
Geographical Range:
L.S.E.
Notes:
Land, 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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