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Taxonomy
Family:
NUCINELLIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Protobranchia (Subclass)
> Solemyida (Order)
> Solemyoidea (Superfamily)
> Nucinellidae (Family)
> Nucinella (Genus)
> maoriana (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Cyrillona Iredale, 1929
=Neopleurodon Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1940
=Nuculina d'Orbigny, 1844
=Pleurodon S.V. Wood, 1840
Synonymised Names:
=Pleurodon maorianus Hedley, 1904
Images: Nucinella maoriana (Hedley, 1904)
Collected 15 May 1986, off point E of Oke Island, Wet Jacket Arm, Fiordland, NZ. (M.142993). 2.5mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
NUCINELLIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Protobranchia (Subclass)
> Solemyida (Order)
> Solemyoidea (Superfamily)
> Nucinellidae (Family)
> Nucinella (Genus)
> maoriana (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Cyrillona Iredale, 1929
=Neopleurodon Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1940
=Nuculina d'Orbigny, 1844
=Pleurodon S.V. Wood, 1840
Synonymised Names:
=Pleurodon maorianus Hedley, 1904
Details: Nucinella maoriana (Hedley, 1904)
Size/Grows to:
Width 2.5mm, Height 3.3mm, Thickness 1mm
Distribution:
Off North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. 10 to over 180 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
Notes:
Marine, 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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