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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
PUNCTIDAE: LAOMINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Heterobranchia (Subclass)
> Euthyneura (Infraclass)
> Tectipleura (Subterclass)
> Eupulmonata (Superorder)
> Stylommatophora (Order)
> Helicina (Suborder)
> [unassigned] Helicina (Infraorder)
> Punctoidea (Superfamily)
> Punctidae (Family)
> Laominae (Subfamily)
> Taguahelix (Genus)
> crispata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Laoma (Taguahelix) Powell, 1955
=Phrixgnathus (Taguahelix) Powell, 1955
Synonymised Names:
=(Punctid n.sp.17)
Images: Taguahelix crispata Climo & Goulstone, 1993
Collected May 2005, Mt Camel, Houhora, Far North, NZ. 2.2mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected May 2005, Mt Camel, Houhora, Far North, NZ. 2.2mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected May 2005, Mt Camel, Houhora, Far North, NZ. 2.2mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
PUNCTIDAE: LAOMINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Heterobranchia (Subclass)
> Euthyneura (Infraclass)
> Tectipleura (Subterclass)
> Eupulmonata (Superorder)
> Stylommatophora (Order)
> Helicina (Suborder)
> [unassigned] Helicina (Infraorder)
> Punctoidea (Superfamily)
> Punctidae (Family)
> Laominae (Subfamily)
> Taguahelix (Genus)
> crispata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Laoma (Taguahelix) Powell, 1955
=Phrixgnathus (Taguahelix) Powell, 1955
Synonymised Names:
=(Punctid n.sp.17)
Details: Taguahelix crispata Climo & Goulstone, 1993
Size/Grows to:
Width 2.5mm, Height 1.9mm
Distribution:
North Island, Far North to Huntly and northern Waikato region
Geographical Range:
L.N.E.
Notes:
Land, Endemic, Aerial habitat, found on trunks under bark and in living nikau boles as well as on the ground
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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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