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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)
> Parvithracia (Genus)
> melchior (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Parvithracia (Parvithracia) Finlay, 1926 accepted, alternate representation
=Parvithracia (Pseudoasthenothaerus) Kamenev, 2002 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Parvithracia (Pseudoasthenothaerus) melchior B.A. Marshall, 2002 accepted, alternate representation
Species Images: Parvithracia melchior B.A. Marshall, 2002
Holotype, collected 2 Feb 1981, SE of Great Island, Three Kings Islands, NZ (M.155110). 11.5mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, collected 2 Feb 1981, SE of Great Island, Three Kings Islands, NZ (M.155110). 11.5mm. © 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)
> Parvithracia (Genus)
> melchior (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Parvithracia (Parvithracia) Finlay, 1926 accepted, alternate representation
=Parvithracia (Pseudoasthenothaerus) Kamenev, 2002 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Parvithracia (Pseudoasthenothaerus) melchior B.A. Marshall, 2002 accepted, alternate representation
Details: Parvithracia melchior B.A. Marshall, 2002
Size/Grows to:
Length 11.5mm
Distribution:
Off Three Kings Islands, 88-805 metres. Also off Norfolk Island
Geographical Range:
A
Notes:
Marine
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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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