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Taxonomy
Family:
PSAMMOBIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Cardiida (Order)
> Tellinoidea (Superfamily)
> Psammobiidae (Family)
> Gari (Genus)
> stangeri (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Gari (Gobraeus) stangeri (Gray, 1843) accepted, alternate representation
=Psammobia kuesteri Anton in Philippi, 1845
=Psammobia neozelanica Hutton, 1885
=Psammobia stangeri Gray, 1843
=Psammobia tristis Deshayes, 1855
=Psammobia zelandica Deshayes, 1855
Species Images: Gari stangeri (Gray, 1843)
In beach drift, around harbour entrances. 59mm
Taxonomy
Family:
PSAMMOBIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Cardiida (Order)
> Tellinoidea (Superfamily)
> Psammobiidae (Family)
> Gari (Genus)
> stangeri (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Gari (Gobraeus) stangeri (Gray, 1843) accepted, alternate representation
=Psammobia kuesteri Anton in Philippi, 1845
=Psammobia neozelanica Hutton, 1885
=Psammobia stangeri Gray, 1843
=Psammobia tristis Deshayes, 1855
=Psammobia zelandica Deshayes, 1855
Details: Gari stangeri (Gray, 1843)
Size/Grows to:
Width 75mm, Height 45mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. Also Three Kings Islands
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
Notes:
Purple Sunset Shell, 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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