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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
CARDITIDAE: CUNINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Heterodonta (Subclass)
> Archiheterodonta (Infraclass)
> Carditida (Order)
> Carditoidea (Superfamily)
> Carditidae (Family)
> Cuninae (Subfamily)
> Cuna (Genus)
> compressidens (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Mesocuna Laseron, 1953
=Particondyla Laseron, 1953
=Volupicuna Iredale, 1936
Images: Cuna compressidens (Powell, 1933)
Holotype, collected off Mangonui Head, Northland, NZ (MA70229). 1.4mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Holotype, collected off Mangonui Head, Northland, NZ (MA70229). 1.4mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
CARDITIDAE: CUNINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Heterodonta (Subclass)
> Archiheterodonta (Infraclass)
> Carditida (Order)
> Carditoidea (Superfamily)
> Carditidae (Family)
> Cuninae (Subfamily)
> Cuna (Genus)
> compressidens (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Mesocuna Laseron, 1953
=Particondyla Laseron, 1953
=Volupicuna Iredale, 1936
Details: Cuna compressidens (Powell, 1933)
Size/Grows to:
Width 1.3mm, Height 1.4mm
Distribution:
North Island East Coast, Northland to East Cape
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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