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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
NUCULANIDAE: LEDELLINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Protobranchia (Subclass)
> Nuculanida (Order)
> Nuculanoidea (Superfamily)
> Nuculanidae (Family)
> Ledellinae (Subfamily)
> Ledella (Genus)
> finlayi (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Amphilata Filatova & Schileyko, 1984
=Comitileda Iredale, 1924
=Junonia G. Seguenza, 1877
=Leda (Ledella) Verrill & Bush, 1897
=Ledaspina Marwick, 1931
=Magaleda Iredale, 1929
=Nuculana (Ledella) Verrill & Bush, 1897
=Prashadia Filatova & Schileyko, 1984
=Zealeda Marwick, 1924
Synonymised Names:
=Yoldiella finlayi (Powell, 1935)
Species Images: Ledella finlayi Powell, 1935
Holotype, collected off North Cape, NZ (MA70391). 4mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Holotype, collected off North Cape, NZ (MA70391). 4mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
NUCULANIDAE: LEDELLINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Protobranchia (Subclass)
> Nuculanida (Order)
> Nuculanoidea (Superfamily)
> Nuculanidae (Family)
> Ledellinae (Subfamily)
> Ledella (Genus)
> finlayi (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Amphilata Filatova & Schileyko, 1984
=Comitileda Iredale, 1924
=Junonia G. Seguenza, 1877
=Leda (Ledella) Verrill & Bush, 1897
=Ledaspina Marwick, 1931
=Magaleda Iredale, 1929
=Nuculana (Ledella) Verrill & Bush, 1897
=Prashadia Filatova & Schileyko, 1984
=Zealeda Marwick, 1924
Synonymised Names:
=Yoldiella finlayi (Powell, 1935)
Details: Ledella finlayi Powell, 1935
Size/Grows to:
Length 4.5mm, Height 3mm
Distribution:
Off North Cape to Otago and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
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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