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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)
> elaiodes (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Laoma (Taguahelix) Powell, 1955
=Phrixgnathus (Taguahelix) Powell, 1955
Synonymised Names:
=Laoma (Phrixgnathus) elaiodes Webster, 1904
Images: Taguahelix elaiodes (Webster, 1904)
Collected Jan 1975, Waterfall Gully, Spirits Bay, Far North, NZ. 1.2mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected Jan 1975, Waterfall Gully, Spirits Bay, Far North, NZ. 1.2mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected Jan 1975, Waterfall Gully, Spirits Bay, Far North, NZ. 1.2mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected May 2005, Pataua North, E of Whangarei, Northland, NZ. 1.6mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected May 2005, Pataua North, E of Whangarei, Northland, NZ. 1.6mm. Reproduced courtesy of Dave Roscoe
Collected May 2005, Pataua North, E of Whangarei, Northland, NZ. 1.6mm. 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)
> elaiodes (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Laoma (Taguahelix) Powell, 1955
=Phrixgnathus (Taguahelix) Powell, 1955
Synonymised Names:
=Laoma (Phrixgnathus) elaiodes Webster, 1904
Details: Taguahelix elaiodes (Webster, 1904)
Size/Grows to:
Width 3.0mm, Height 2.0mm
Distribution:
North Island. Northland down to Waikato region
Geographical Range:
L.N.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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