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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
GLYCYMERIDAE: GLYCYMERINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Arcida (Order)
> Arcoidea (Superfamily)
> Glycymeridae (Family)
> Glycymerinae (Subfamily)
> Glycymeris (Genus)
> modesta (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Glycymeris (Glycymerula) Finlay & Marwick, 1937 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Axinaea modesta Angas, 1879
=Glycymeris (Glycymerula) modesta (Angas, 1879) accepted, alternate representation
=Glycymeris velutina Suter, 1908
=Pectunculus striatularis Lamarck, 1818 sensu Reeve, 1843
Species Images: Glycymeris modesta (Angas, 1879)
Whangarei Heads, Northland, NZ. 23mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
GLYCYMERIDAE: GLYCYMERINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Arcida (Order)
> Arcoidea (Superfamily)
> Glycymeridae (Family)
> Glycymerinae (Subfamily)
> Glycymeris (Genus)
> modesta (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Glycymeris (Glycymerula) Finlay & Marwick, 1937 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Axinaea modesta Angas, 1879
=Glycymeris (Glycymerula) modesta (Angas, 1879) accepted, alternate representation
=Glycymeris velutina Suter, 1908
=Pectunculus striatularis Lamarck, 1818 sensu Reeve, 1843
Details: Glycymeris modesta (Angas, 1879)
Size/Grows to:
Width 26mm, Height 24mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. Shallow water to about 75 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
Notes:
Small Dog Cockle, 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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