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Taxonomy
Family:
CONDYLOCARDIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Heterodonta (Subclass)
> Archiheterodonta (Infraclass)
> Carditida (Order)
> Carditoidea (Superfamily)
> Condylocardiidae (Family)
> Benthocardiella (Genus)
> obliquata chathamensis (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Benthocardiella chathamensis Powell, 1933
Species Images: Benthocardiella obliquata chathamensis Powell, 1933
Holotype, collected in shell sand Feb 1933, Waitangi, Chatham Islands, NZ (MA70100). 1.0mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Holotype, collected in shell sand Feb 1933, Waitangi, Chatham Islands, NZ (MA70100). 1.0mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Paratype, collected in shell sand Feb 1933, Waitangi, Chatham Islands, NZ (MA71991). 1.0mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Taxonomy
Family:
CONDYLOCARDIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Heterodonta (Subclass)
> Archiheterodonta (Infraclass)
> Carditida (Order)
> Carditoidea (Superfamily)
> Condylocardiidae (Family)
> Benthocardiella (Genus)
> obliquata chathamensis (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Benthocardiella chathamensis Powell, 1933
Details: Benthocardiella obliquata chathamensis Powell, 1933
Size/Grows to:
Width 1.2mm, Height 0.9mm
Distribution:
Chatham Islands. In shell sand and down to about 20 metres
Geographical Range:
ME.
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