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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
CARDIIDAE: LAEVICARDIINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Cardiida (Order)
> Cardioidea (Superfamily)
> Cardiidae (Family)
> Laevicardiinae (Subfamily)
> Pratulum (Genus)
> pulchellum (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Nemocardium (Pratulum) Iredale, 1924
Synonymised Names:
=Cardium exstriatulum Sacco, 1899
=Cardium neozelandicum Deshayes, 1857
=Cardium pulchellum Gray, 1843
=Cardium striatulum G.B. Sowerby II, 1834
Species Images: Pratulum pulchellum (Gray, 1843)
Dredged in shallow water in Whangarei Harbour. 19mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
CARDIIDAE: LAEVICARDIINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Cardiida (Order)
> Cardioidea (Superfamily)
> Cardiidae (Family)
> Laevicardiinae (Subfamily)
> Pratulum (Genus)
> pulchellum (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Nemocardium (Pratulum) Iredale, 1924
Synonymised Names:
=Cardium exstriatulum Sacco, 1899
=Cardium neozelandicum Deshayes, 1857
=Cardium pulchellum Gray, 1843
=Cardium striatulum G.B. Sowerby II, 1834
Details: Pratulum pulchellum (Gray, 1843)
Size/Grows to:
Width 28mm, Height 25mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart, Chatham, Auckland and Campbell Islands. Dredged from around 15-180 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFMAnE.
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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