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Taxonomy
Family:
LASAEIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Galeommatida (Order)
> Galeommatoidea (Superfamily)
> Lasaeidae (Family)
> Montacuta (Genus)
> semiradiata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Montaguia Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1892
=Sphenalia S.V. Wood, 1874
Synonymised Names:
=Coriareus neozelanicus Dell, 1956
=Montacuta semiradiata neozelanica (Dell, 1956)
Species Images: Montacuta semiradiata Tate, 1889
Holotype of Coriareus neozelanicus, collected 3 Feb 1954, SE of Pitt Island, Chatham Islands, NZ (M.009763). 2.7mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype of Coriareus neozelanicus, collected 3 Feb 1954, SE of Pitt Island, Chatham Islands, NZ (M.009763). 2.7mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
LASAEIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Galeommatida (Order)
> Galeommatoidea (Superfamily)
> Lasaeidae (Family)
> Montacuta (Genus)
> semiradiata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Montaguia Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1892
=Sphenalia S.V. Wood, 1874
Synonymised Names:
=Coriareus neozelanicus Dell, 1956
=Montacuta semiradiata neozelanica (Dell, 1956)
Details: Montacuta semiradiata Tate, 1889
Size/Grows to:
Width 2.7mm, Height 1.9mm
Distribution:
Challenger Plateau, west of North Island, 820 metres. Chatham Rise 430-1370 metres
Geographical Range:
AME.
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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