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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)
> maoriana (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 (Pectunculus) maoriana W.R.B. Oliver, 1923 accepted, alternate representation
Images: Dosinia maoriana W.R.B. Oliver, 1923
In beach drift, Bream Bay, Whangarei, Northland, NZ. 32mm
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)
> maoriana (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 (Pectunculus) maoriana W.R.B. Oliver, 1923 accepted, alternate representation
Details: Dosinia maoriana W.R.B. Oliver, 1923
Size/Grows to:
Width 42mm, Height 40mm
Distribution:
North, northern part of South Island and Chatham Islands
Geographical Range:
ACME.
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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