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Taxonomy
Family:
PHILOBRYIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Arcida (Order)
> Limopsoidea (Superfamily)
> Philobryidae (Family)
> Philobrya (Genus)
> munita (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Bryophila Carpenter, 1864
=Hochstetteria Vélain, 1877
=Micromytilus Cotton, 1931
=Notomytilus Hedley, 1916
=Philippiella Pfeffer, 1886
=Philobrya (Hochstetteria) Vélain, 1877
=Stempellaria Clasing, 1918
=Stempellia Odhner, 1922
Synonymised Names:
=Hochstetteria munita Finlay, 1930
Species Images: Philobrya munita (Finlay, 1930)
Syntype of Hochstetteria munita, collected Tryphena, Great Barrier Island, Hauraki Gulf, NZ (MA70360). 4.2mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Taxonomy
Family:
PHILOBRYIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Arcida (Order)
> Limopsoidea (Superfamily)
> Philobryidae (Family)
> Philobrya (Genus)
> munita (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Bryophila Carpenter, 1864
=Hochstetteria Vélain, 1877
=Micromytilus Cotton, 1931
=Notomytilus Hedley, 1916
=Philippiella Pfeffer, 1886
=Philobrya (Hochstetteria) Vélain, 1877
=Stempellaria Clasing, 1918
=Stempellia Odhner, 1922
Synonymised Names:
=Hochstetteria munita Finlay, 1930
Details: Philobrya munita (Finlay, 1930)
Size/Grows to:
Width 3.2mm, Height 4.2mm
Distribution:
Northland to East Cape and Mahia. Under stones at low tide
Geographical Range:
ACE.
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
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