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Taxonomy
Family:
NUCULIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Protobranchia (Subclass)
> Nuculida (Order)
> Nuculoidea (Superfamily)
> Nuculidae (Family)
> Nucula (Genus)
> rossiana (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Lamellinucula Schenck, 1944
=Nucula (Lamellinucula) Schenck, 1944 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Nucula (Lamellinucula) rossiana Finlay, 1930 accepted, alternate representation
Species Images: Nucula rossiana Finlay, 1930
Holotype, collected pre 1930, North Harbour, Auckland Islands, NZ (MA70555). ~3mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Taxonomy
Family:
NUCULIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Protobranchia (Subclass)
> Nuculida (Order)
> Nuculoidea (Superfamily)
> Nuculidae (Family)
> Nucula (Genus)
> rossiana (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Lamellinucula Schenck, 1944
=Nucula (Lamellinucula) Schenck, 1944 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Nucula (Lamellinucula) rossiana Finlay, 1930 accepted, alternate representation
Details: Nucula rossiana Finlay, 1930
Size/Grows to:
Height 5mm, Width 5.8mm
Distribution:
Fiordland, Stewart, Auckland, Campbell and Antipodes Islands. Under stones at low tide to around 35 metres
Geographical Range:
FMAnE.
Notes:
Marine, 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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