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Taxonomy
Family:
THRACIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Anomalodesmata (Superorder)
> Thracioidea (Superfamily)
> Thraciidae (Family)
> Asthenothaerus (Genus)
> maxwelli (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Asthenothaerus (Asthenothaerus) Carpenter, 1864 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Hunkydora novozelandica sensu Powell, 1979, not Reeve, 1859 (misapplication)
Species Images: Asthenothaerus maxwelli B.A. Marshall, 2002
Holotype, collected Apr 1963, Horseshoe Bay, NZ (M.152678). 33mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, collected Apr 1963, Horseshoe Bay, NZ (M.152678). 33mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, collected Apr 1963, Horseshoe Bay, NZ (M.152678). 33mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, collected Apr 1963, Horseshoe Bay, NZ (M.152678). 33mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
THRACIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Anomalodesmata (Superorder)
> Thracioidea (Superfamily)
> Thraciidae (Family)
> Asthenothaerus (Genus)
> maxwelli (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Asthenothaerus (Asthenothaerus) Carpenter, 1864 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Hunkydora novozelandica sensu Powell, 1979, not Reeve, 1859 (misapplication)
Details: Asthenothaerus maxwelli B.A. Marshall, 2002
Size/Grows to:
Length 46mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart, Auckland, Antipodes, Bounty and Chatham Islands and Chatham Rise, 0-293 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFMAnE.
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