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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)
> Tellimya (Genus)
> reinga (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Decipula Jeffreys, 1876
=Montacuta (Tellimya) T. Brown, 1827
Synonymised Names:
=Thracia reinga Crozier, 1966
Species Images: Tellimya reinga Crozier, 1966
Holotype, collected 15 Jul 1962, Three Kings Trough, NW of Three Kings Islands, NZ (M.018490). 11mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, collected 15 Jul 1962, Three Kings Trough, NW of Three Kings Islands, NZ (M.018490). 11mm. © 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)
> Tellimya (Genus)
> reinga (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Decipula Jeffreys, 1876
=Montacuta (Tellimya) T. Brown, 1827
Synonymised Names:
=Thracia reinga Crozier, 1966
Details: Tellimya reinga Crozier, 1966
Size/Grows to:
Length 12mm, Height 6mm
Distribution:
Off Three Kings Islands, 800 metres
Geographical Range:
AE.
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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