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Taxonomy
Family:
GAIMARDIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Gaimardioidea (Superfamily)
> Gaimardiidae (Family)
> Kidderia (Genus)
> fiordlandica (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Costokidderia Finlay, 1926
=Cyamium (Cyamionema) Melvill & Standen, 1914
=Kidderia (Costokidderia) Finlay, 1926 accepted, alternate representation
=Kidderia (Cyamionema) Melvill & Standen, 1914 accepted, alternate representation
=Kidderia (Kidderia) Dall, 1876 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Kidderia aupouria fiordlandica C.A. Fleming, 1948
Species Images: Kidderia fiordlandica Fleming, 1948
Collected Jun 1955, off Poutama Island, South Cape, Stewart Island, NZ (M144715). 2.3mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Collected Jun 1955, off Poutama Island, South Cape, Stewart Island, NZ (M144715). 2.3mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
GAIMARDIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Gaimardioidea (Superfamily)
> Gaimardiidae (Family)
> Kidderia (Genus)
> fiordlandica (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Costokidderia Finlay, 1926
=Cyamium (Cyamionema) Melvill & Standen, 1914
=Kidderia (Costokidderia) Finlay, 1926 accepted, alternate representation
=Kidderia (Cyamionema) Melvill & Standen, 1914 accepted, alternate representation
=Kidderia (Kidderia) Dall, 1876 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Kidderia aupouria fiordlandica C.A. Fleming, 1948
Details: Kidderia fiordlandica Fleming, 1948
Size/Grows to:
Width 2.3mm, Height 1.5mm
Distribution:
South Island. Fiordland, Stewart Island and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
FMR.Fo.E.
Notes:
Marine, Recent, Fossil, 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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