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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)
> Tucetona (Genus)
> laticostata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Glycymeris (Grandaxinea) Iredale, 1931
=Glycymeris (Tucetona) Iredale, 1939
Synonymised Names:
=Glycymeris magnificens Iredale, 1929
=Pectunculus laticostatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
=Pectunculus ovatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
=Pectunculus roseus Reeve, 1843
=Petunculus laticostatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
=Petunculus ovatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
Species Images: Tucetona laticostata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)
Washed up on ocean beaches. 64mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
GLYCYMERIDAE: GLYCYMERINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Arcida (Order)
> Arcoidea (Superfamily)
> Glycymeridae (Family)
> Glycymerinae (Subfamily)
> Tucetona (Genus)
> laticostata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Glycymeris (Grandaxinea) Iredale, 1931
=Glycymeris (Tucetona) Iredale, 1939
Synonymised Names:
=Glycymeris magnificens Iredale, 1929
=Pectunculus laticostatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
=Pectunculus ovatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
=Pectunculus roseus Reeve, 1843
=Petunculus laticostatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
=Petunculus ovatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
Details: Tucetona laticostata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)
Size/Grows to:
Width 105mm, Height 115mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. In shallow water to about 75 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
Notes:
Large 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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