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Taxonomy
Family:
PHILOBRYIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Arcida (Order)
> Limopsoidea (Superfamily)
> Philobryidae (Family)
> Philobrya (Genus)
> sculpturalis (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 sculpturalis Dell, 1956
Species Images: Philobrya sculpturalis (Dell, 1956)
Holotype, collected 01 Feb 1954, E of Forty Fours, NZ (M.009761). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
PHILOBRYIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Arcida (Order)
> Limopsoidea (Superfamily)
> Philobryidae (Family)
> Philobrya (Genus)
> sculpturalis (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 sculpturalis Dell, 1956
Details: Philobrya sculpturalis (Dell, 1956)
Size/Grows to:
Width 4.4mm, Height 6mm
Distribution:
Off eastern Otago and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
FME.
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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