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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
MACTRIDAE: MACTRINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Venerida (Order)
> Mactroidea (Superfamily)
> Mactridae (Family)
> Mactrinae (Subfamily)
> Cyclomactra (Genus)
> tristis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Mactra (Cyclomactra) Dall, 1895
Synonymised Names:
=Mactra rudis Hutton, 1873
=Mactra tristis Reeve, 1854 (original combination)
Species Images: Cyclomactra tristis (Reeve, 1854)
Kawhia Harbour, Waikato. 47mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
MACTRIDAE: MACTRINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Venerida (Order)
> Mactroidea (Superfamily)
> Mactridae (Family)
> Mactrinae (Subfamily)
> Cyclomactra (Genus)
> tristis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Mactra (Cyclomactra) Dall, 1895
Synonymised Names:
=Mactra rudis Hutton, 1873
=Mactra tristis Reeve, 1854 (original combination)
Details: Cyclomactra tristis (Reeve, 1854)
Size/Grows to:
Length 60mm, Height 55mm
Distribution:
North and South Islands. Buried in mud at low tide
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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