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Taxonomy
Family:
ARCIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Arcida (Order)
> Arcoidea (Superfamily)
> Arcidae (Family)
> Anadara (Genus)
> trapezia (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Anadara lischkei (Dunker, 1868)
=Anadara nicholsoni Iredale, 1927
=Anomalocardia lischkei Dunker, 1868
=Arca lobata Reeve, 1844
=Arca trapezia Deshayes, 1839 (original combination)
=Arca trapezia posita Iredale, 1939
=Scapharca lischkei (Dunker, 1868)
Species Images: Anadara trapezia (Deshayes, 1839)
Fossil in beach drift, Manukau Heads. 39mm
Taxonomy
Family:
ARCIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Arcida (Order)
> Arcoidea (Superfamily)
> Arcidae (Family)
> Anadara (Genus)
> trapezia (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Anadara lischkei (Dunker, 1868)
=Anadara nicholsoni Iredale, 1927
=Anomalocardia lischkei Dunker, 1868
=Arca lobata Reeve, 1844
=Arca trapezia Deshayes, 1839 (original combination)
=Arca trapezia posita Iredale, 1939
=Scapharca lischkei (Dunker, 1868)
Details: Anadara trapezia (Deshayes, 1839)
Size/Grows to:
Length 75mm, Height 50mm
Distribution:
Far North. Spirits Bay. Kohukohu, Hokianga Harbour, and Auckland as subfossil. Also Western Australia to Queensland and Tasmania, Australia, subfossil to recent
Geographical Range:
AR.Sf.Fo.
Notes:
Marine, Recent, Subfossil, Fossil
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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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