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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)
> Hiatula (Genus)
> nitida (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Hiatula (Hiatula) Modeer, 1793
=Psammotella H. & A. Adams, 1856
=Sanguinolaria (Soletellina) Blainville, 1824
=Solenotellina P. Fischer, 1887
=Soletellina Blainville, 1824
Synonymised Names:
=Psammobia nitida Gray, 1843
=Soletellina nitida Reeve, 1857
=Soletellina nitida (Gray, 1843)
=Soletellina siliqua Reeve, 1857
Species Images: Hiatula nitida (Gray, 1843)
Ngunguru, Whangarei, in beach drift. 39mm
Taxonomy
Family:
PSAMMOBIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Cardiida (Order)
> Tellinoidea (Superfamily)
> Psammobiidae (Family)
> Hiatula (Genus)
> nitida (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Hiatula (Hiatula) Modeer, 1793
=Psammotella H. & A. Adams, 1856
=Sanguinolaria (Soletellina) Blainville, 1824
=Solenotellina P. Fischer, 1887
=Soletellina Blainville, 1824
Synonymised Names:
=Psammobia nitida Gray, 1843
=Soletellina nitida Reeve, 1857
=Soletellina nitida (Gray, 1843)
=Soletellina siliqua Reeve, 1857
Details: Hiatula nitida (Gray, 1843)
Size/Grows to:
Length 50mm, Height 25mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
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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