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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
PECTINIDAE: PEDINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Pectinida (Order)
> Pectinoidea (Superfamily)
> Pectinidae (Family)
> Pedinae (Subfamily)
> Talochlamys (Genus)
> zelandiae (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Chlamys celator Finlay, 1928
=Chlamys suprasilis Finlay, 1928
=Chlamys suprasilis crepusculi C.A. Fleming, 1948
=Chlamys zeelandona (Hertlein, 1931)
=Chlamys zelandiae (Gray, 1843)
=Pecten dieffenbachi Reeve, 1853
=Pecten imparicostatus Bavay, 1905
=Pecten laetus Gould, 1850
=Pecten zeelandonus Hertlein, 1931
=Pecten zelandiae Gray, 1843
Species Images: Talochlamys zelandiae (Gray, 1843)
20 metres, Marlborough Sounds, NZ. 36mm
(zeelandona form) - Under rocks below low tide, Whangarei Heads, Northland, NZ. 22mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
PECTINIDAE: PEDINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Pectinida (Order)
> Pectinoidea (Superfamily)
> Pectinidae (Family)
> Pedinae (Subfamily)
> Talochlamys (Genus)
> zelandiae (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Chlamys celator Finlay, 1928
=Chlamys suprasilis Finlay, 1928
=Chlamys suprasilis crepusculi C.A. Fleming, 1948
=Chlamys zeelandona (Hertlein, 1931)
=Chlamys zelandiae (Gray, 1843)
=Pecten dieffenbachi Reeve, 1853
=Pecten imparicostatus Bavay, 1905
=Pecten laetus Gould, 1850
=Pecten zeelandonus Hertlein, 1931
=Pecten zelandiae Gray, 1843
Details: Talochlamys zelandiae (Gray, 1843)
Size/Grows to:
Width 55mm, Height 58mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart, Chatham and southern Islands. From low tide under rocks to over 40 metres. Often encased in sponge
Geographical Range:
ACFMAnE.
Notes:
Fan Shell, 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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