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Taxonomy
Family:
MYOCHAMIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Anomalodesmata (Superorder)
> Myochamoidea (Superfamily)
> Myochamidae (Family)
> Myadora (Genus)
> novaezelandiae (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Myadora (Myadora) Gray, 1840
Species Images: Myadora novaezelandiae E.A. Smith, 1880
Marlborough Sounds, dredged. 8mm
Taxonomy
Family:
MYOCHAMIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Anomalodesmata (Superorder)
> Myochamoidea (Superfamily)
> Myochamidae (Family)
> Myadora (Genus)
> novaezelandiae (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Myadora (Myadora) Gray, 1840
Details: Myadora novaezelandiae E.A. Smith, 1880
Size/Grows to:
Width 10mm, Height 8mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart, Snares and Chatham Islands. Dredged from 45-180 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
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