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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)
> subrosea (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:
=Arthemis subrosea Gray, 1835
=Dosinia (Phacosoma) subrosea (Gray, 1835) accepted, alternate representation
=Dosinia (Phacosoma) wanganuiensis Marwick, 1927
=Dosinia kraussii Römer, 1862
Species Images: Dosinia subrosea (Gray, 1835)
In beach drift, Raumati Beach, Paraparaumu, Wellington, NZ. 43mm
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)
> subrosea (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:
=Arthemis subrosea Gray, 1835
=Dosinia (Phacosoma) subrosea (Gray, 1835) accepted, alternate representation
=Dosinia (Phacosoma) wanganuiensis Marwick, 1927
=Dosinia kraussii Römer, 1862
Details: Dosinia subrosea (Gray, 1835)
Size/Grows to:
Width 57mm, Height 54mm
Distribution:
North Island to Cook Strait
Geographical Range:
ACE.
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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