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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
MACTRIDAE: RESANIINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Venerida (Order)
> Mactroidea (Superfamily)
> Mactridae (Family)
> Resaniinae (Subfamily)
> Resania (Genus)
> lanceolata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Laminaria Mayer, 1867
=Myomactra Mayer, 1867
=Vanganella Gray, 1853
Synonymised Names:
=Vanganella taylorii Gray, 1853
Species Images: Resania lanceolata Gray, 1852
Sandy ocean beaches in shallow water. 99mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
MACTRIDAE: RESANIINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Venerida (Order)
> Mactroidea (Superfamily)
> Mactridae (Family)
> Resaniinae (Subfamily)
> Resania (Genus)
> lanceolata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Laminaria Mayer, 1867
=Myomactra Mayer, 1867
=Vanganella Gray, 1853
Synonymised Names:
=Vanganella taylorii Gray, 1853
Details: Resania lanceolata Gray, 1852
Size/Grows to:
Length 100mm, Height 48mm
Distribution:
North and South Islands. Off sandy ocean beaches in shallow water
Geographical Range:
ACFE.
Notes:
Lance Mactra, 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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