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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)
> greyi (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:
=Dosinia (Kereia) greyi Zittel, 1865 accepted, alternate representation
Images: Dosinia greyi Zittel, 1865
Dredged in soft mud in sheltered areas. 37mm
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)
> greyi (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:
=Dosinia (Kereia) greyi Zittel, 1865 accepted, alternate representation
Details: Dosinia greyi Zittel, 1865
Size/Grows to:
Width 50mm, Height 46mm
Distribution:
North Island and northern part of South Island. Dredged in soft mud around 10-15 metres
Geographical Range:
ACE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic, Coarse sculpture
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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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