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Taxonomy
Family:
ARCIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Arcida (Order)
> Arcoidea (Superfamily)
> Arcidae (Family)
> Acar (Genus)
> sandersonae (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Arca (Acar) Gray, 1857
=Barbatia (Acar) Gray, 1857
Synonymised Names:
=Barbatia sandersonae (Powell, 1933)
Species Images: Acar sandersonae Powell, 1933
Under stones below low tide. 21mm
Taxonomy
Family:
ARCIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Arcida (Order)
> Arcoidea (Superfamily)
> Arcidae (Family)
> Acar (Genus)
> sandersonae (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Arca (Acar) Gray, 1857
=Barbatia (Acar) Gray, 1857
Synonymised Names:
=Barbatia sandersonae (Powell, 1933)
Details: Acar sandersonae Powell, 1933
Size/Grows to:
Length 20mm, Height 12mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic, Under stones from low tide to over 200 metres
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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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