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Taxonomy
Family:
VENERIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Venerida (Order)
> Veneroidea (Superfamily)
> Veneridae (Family)
> Dosinia (Genus)
> anus (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Dosinia (Asa) Basterot, 1825
=Dosinia (Austrodosinia) Dall, 1902
=Dosinia (Fallartemis) Iredale, 1930
=Dosinia (Kereia) Marwick, 1927
=osinia (Pectunculus) da Costa, 1778
=Dosinia (Phacosoma) Jukes-Browne, 1912
Synonymised Names:
=Cytherea anus Philippi, 1847
=Dosinia (Austrodosinia) anus (Philippi, 1848)
=Dosinia (Austrodosinia) horrida Marwick, 1927
=Dosinia horrida Marwick, 1927
Species Images: Dosinia anus (Philippi, 1848)
In beach drift, Uretiti, Whangarei, Northland, NZ. 74mm
Taxonomy
Family:
VENERIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Venerida (Order)
> Veneroidea (Superfamily)
> Veneridae (Family)
> Dosinia (Genus)
> anus (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Dosinia (Asa) Basterot, 1825
=Dosinia (Austrodosinia) Dall, 1902
=Dosinia (Fallartemis) Iredale, 1930
=Dosinia (Kereia) Marwick, 1927
=osinia (Pectunculus) da Costa, 1778
=Dosinia (Phacosoma) Jukes-Browne, 1912
Synonymised Names:
=Cytherea anus Philippi, 1847
=Dosinia (Austrodosinia) anus (Philippi, 1848)
=Dosinia (Austrodosinia) horrida Marwick, 1927
=Dosinia horrida Marwick, 1927
Details: Dosinia anus (Philippi, 1848)
Size/Grows to:
Width 77mm, Height 70mm
Distribution:
North Island and northern part of South Island
Geographical Range:
ACE.
Notes:
Coarse Dosinia, 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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