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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
PECTINIDAE: PECTININAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Pectinida (Order)
> Pectinoidea (Superfamily)
> Pectinidae (Family)
> Pectininae (Subfamily)
> Pecten (Genus)
> novaezelandiae (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Pecten novaezelandiae rakiura C.A. Fleming, 1951
Species Images: Pecten novaezelandiae Reeve, 1852
Queen Scallop, commonly dredged in shallow water. 94mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
PECTINIDAE: PECTININAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Pectinida (Order)
> Pectinoidea (Superfamily)
> Pectinidae (Family)
> Pectininae (Subfamily)
> Pecten (Genus)
> novaezelandiae (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Pecten novaezelandiae rakiura C.A. Fleming, 1951
Details: Pecten novaezelandiae Reeve, 1852
Size/Grows to:
Width 175mm, Height 150mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
Notes:
Queen Scallop, 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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