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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
MYTILIDAE: MODIOLINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Mytilida (Order)
> Mytiloidea (Superfamily)
> Mytilidae (Family)
> Modiolinae (Subfamily)
> Modiolus (Genus)
> areolatus (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Eumodiolus Ihering, 1900
=Modiola Lamarck, 1801
=Modiola (Gibbomodiola) Sacco, 1898
=Modiolus (Modiolus) Lamarck, 1799 accepted, alternate representation
=Volsella Scopoli, 1777
Synonymised Names:
=Modiolus australis sensu Suter, 1913
=Modiolus cottoni Laseron, 1956
=Mytilus (Modiola) areolatus Gould, 1850
=Mytilus areolatus Gould, 1850
Species Images: Modiolus areolatus (Gould, 1850)
Off Otago, 125 metres, NZ. 99mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
MYTILIDAE: MODIOLINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Mytilida (Order)
> Mytiloidea (Superfamily)
> Mytilidae (Family)
> Modiolinae (Subfamily)
> Modiolus (Genus)
> areolatus (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Eumodiolus Ihering, 1900
=Modiola Lamarck, 1801
=Modiola (Gibbomodiola) Sacco, 1898
=Modiolus (Modiolus) Lamarck, 1799 accepted, alternate representation
=Volsella Scopoli, 1777
Synonymised Names:
=Modiolus australis sensu Suter, 1913
=Modiolus cottoni Laseron, 1956
=Mytilus (Modiola) areolatus Gould, 1850
=Mytilus areolatus Gould, 1850
Details: Modiolus areolatus (Gould, 1850)
Size/Grows to:
Length 115mm, Width 70mm
Distribution:
North, South Stewart, Chatham, Bounty, Auckland and Campbell Islands
Geographical Range:
ACFMAn
Notes:
Marine
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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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