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Gaimardia forsteriana Finlay, 1927Species Images
Holotype, collected Taieri Beach, Otago, NZ (MA70336). Width 4mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Holotype, collected Taieri Beach, Otago, NZ (MA70336). Width 4mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Holotype, collected Taieri Beach, Otago, NZ (MA70336). Width 4mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Holotype, collected Taieri Beach, Otago, NZ (MA70336). Width 4mm. © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Taxonomy: Gaimardia forsteriana Finlay, 1927
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Autobranchia (Subclass) > Heteroconchia (Infraclass) > Euhetrodonta (Subterclass) > Imparidentia (Superorder) > Gaimardioidea (Superfamily) > Gaimardiidae (Family) > Gaimardia (Genus) > forsteriana (Species)
Family:
GAIMARDIIDAE
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Genus Synonyms:
=Gaimardia (Gaimardia) Gould, 1852 accepted, alternate representation
=Gaimardia (Neogaimardia) Odhner, 1924 accepted, alternate representation
=Gaimardia (Progaimardia) Ponder, 1971 accepted, alternate representation
=Neogaimardia Odhner, 1924
=Phaseolicama Rousseau in Hombron & Jacquinot, 1854
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Details: Gaimardia forsteriana Finlay, 1927
Size/Grows to:
Width 4mm, Height 3mm
Distribution:
South Island. Otago south and Chatham Islands. In shell sand
Geographical Range:
FME.
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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