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Taxonomy
Family:
CYCLOCHLAMYDIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Pectinida (Order)
> Pectinoidea (Superfamily)
> Cyclochlamydidae (Family)
> Cyclochlamys (Genus)
> mestayerae (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Cyclopecten (Cyclochlamys) Finlay, 1926
Synonymised Names:
=Chlamydella mestayerae (Dell, 1956)
=Cyclopecten mestayerae Dell, 1956 (original combination)
Images: Cyclochlamys mestayerae Dell, 1956
Holotype, collected 8 Sep 1914, N of North Cape, NZ. (M.009240). 2.9mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
CYCLOCHLAMYDIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Pectinida (Order)
> Pectinoidea (Superfamily)
> Cyclochlamydidae (Family)
> Cyclochlamys (Genus)
> mestayerae (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Cyclopecten (Cyclochlamys) Finlay, 1926
Synonymised Names:
=Chlamydella mestayerae (Dell, 1956)
=Cyclopecten mestayerae Dell, 1956 (original combination)
Details: Cyclochlamys mestayerae Dell, 1956
Size/Grows to:
Width 2.9mm, Height 2.4mm
Distribution:
Off Three Kings Islands, N North Island, and NE South Island, trawled 73-447 metres
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