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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)
> Mysella (Genus)
> larochei (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Calvitium Laseron, 1953
=Rochefortia Vélain, 1877
=Virmysella Iredale, 1930
Species Images: Mysella larochei Powell, 1940
Holotype, dredged off Taupo Bay, Northland, NZ (MA72100). ~7mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Holotype, dredged off Taupo Bay, Northland, NZ (MA72100). ~7mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Holotype, dredged off Taupo Bay, Northland, NZ (MA72100). ~7mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, dredged off Taupo Bay, Northland, NZ (MA72100). ~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)
> Mysella (Genus)
> larochei (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Calvitium Laseron, 1953
=Rochefortia Vélain, 1877
=Virmysella Iredale, 1930
Details: Mysella larochei Powell, 1940
Size/Grows to:
Width 7.5mm, Height 5mm
Distribution:
Northland to Stewart Island. In shell sand
Geographical Range:
ACFE.
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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