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Saccella hedleyi (Fleming, 1951)Species Images
Holotype of Saccella hedleyi morioria Dell, 1956, collected 23 Jan 1954, western Chatham Rise, NZ (M.009269). 8mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype of Saccella hedleyi morioria Dell, 1956, collected 23 Jan 1954, western Chatham Rise, NZ (M.009269). 8mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype of Jupiteria zealedaformis, collected 4/11/1950, Chatham Rise, NZ (M.005688). 3.5mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype of Jupiteria zealedaformis, collected 4/11/1950, Chatham Rise, NZ (M.005688). 3.5mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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Taxonomy: Saccella hedleyi (Fleming, 1951)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Protobranchia (Subclass) > Nuculanida (Order) > Nuculanoidea (Superfamily) > Nuculanidae (Family) > Nuculaninae (Subfamily) > Saccella (Genus) > hedleyi (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
NUCULANIDAE: NUCULANINAE
Genus Synonyms:
=Leda (Saccella) Woodring, 1925
=Ledina Sacco, 1898
=Nuculana (Saccella) Woodring, 1925
=Scaeoleda Iredale, 1929
Synonymised Names:
=Jupiteria zealedaformis Dell, 1953
=Leda fastidiosa A. Adams, 1856 sensu Martens, 1873
=Nuculana (Saccella) hedleyi C.A. Fleming, 1951
=Nuculana hedleyi C.A. Fleming, 1951
=Saccella hedleyi morioria Dell, 1956
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Details: Saccella hedleyi (Fleming, 1951)
Size/Grows to:
Length 8.2mm, Height 5mm, Thickness 4mm
Distribution:
North Island and Chatham Rise
Geographical Range:
ACME.
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