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Taxonomy
Family:
LIMIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Limida (Order)
> Limoidea (Superfamily)
> Limidae (Family)
> Lima (Genus)
> zealandica (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Lima colorata zealandica G.B. Sowerby III, 1877
=Lima mestayerae Marwick, 1924
Species Images: Lima zealandica G.B. Sowerby III, 1877
Dredged in Foveaux Strait. 32mm
Taxonomy
Family:
LIMIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Limida (Order)
> Limoidea (Superfamily)
> Limidae (Family)
> Lima (Genus)
> zealandica (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Lima colorata zealandica G.B. Sowerby III, 1877
=Lima mestayerae Marwick, 1924
Details: Lima zealandica G.B. Sowerby III, 1877
Size/Grows to:
Width 58mm, Height 85mm
Distribution:
Lower South Island. Stewart and Chatham Islands. Dredged from shallow water to around 130 metres
Geographical Range:
FMAnE.
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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