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Acar sociella (Brookes, 1926)Species Images
Dredged in shell-sand, Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ. Length 5mm
Holotype, collected Russell, Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ (MA71290). Length 5mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, collected Russell, Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ (MA71290). Length 5mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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Taxonomy: Acar sociella (Brookes, 1926)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Pteriomorphia (Subclass) > Arcida (Order) > Arcoidea (Superfamily) > Arcidae (Family) > Acar (Genus) > sociella (Species)
Family:
ARCIDAE
Genus Synonyms:
=Arca (Acar) Gray, 1857
=Barbatia (Acar) Gray, 1857
Synonymised Names:
=Arca sociella Brookes, 1926
Details: Acar sociella (Brookes, 1926)
Size/Grows to:
Length 5mm, Height 2.5mm
Distribution:
North, South and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
AFME.
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