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Taxonomy
Family:
MALLETIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Protobranchia (Subclass)
> Nuculanida (Order)
> Nuculanoidea (Superfamily)
> Malletiidae (Family)
> Neilo (Genus)
> wairoana delli (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Malletia (Neilo) A. A. Adams, 1854
=Neilo (Neilo) A. A. Adams, 1854 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Neilo delli B.A. Marshall, 1978
Species Images: Neilo wairoana delli B.A. Marshall, 1978
Holotype, collected 18 Mar 1976, head of Pegasus Canyon, Pegasus Bay, NE of Banks Peninsula, NZ (M.058365). 32mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, collected 18 Mar 1976, head of Pegasus Canyon, Pegasus Bay, NE of Banks Peninsula, NZ (M.058365). 32mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
MALLETIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Protobranchia (Subclass)
> Nuculanida (Order)
> Nuculanoidea (Superfamily)
> Malletiidae (Family)
> Neilo (Genus)
> wairoana delli (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Malletia (Neilo) A. A. Adams, 1854
=Neilo (Neilo) A. A. Adams, 1854 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Neilo delli B.A. Marshall, 1978
Details: Neilo wairoana delli B.A. Marshall, 1978
Size/Grows to:
Length 32mm, Height 16mm
Distribution:
Off Ninety Mile Beach, Northland. Kaikorua, Otago coast, Fiordland, Chatham Rise and Chatham Islands. In mud from 178-1006 metres
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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