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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)
> Myochama (Genus)
> tasmanica (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Gouldia tasmanica Tenison-Woods, 1877
=Myochama woodsii Petterd, 1884
Images: Myochama tasmanica (Tenison-Woods, 1877)
Parengarenga Harbour, Far North, dredged in shallow water. 17mm
Collected 10 Mar 1983, Arch Pinnacle, Princes Islands, Three Kings Islands, NZ. (M.117130). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
MYOCHAMIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Anomalodesmata (Superorder)
> Myochamoidea (Superfamily)
> Myochamidae (Family)
> Myochama (Genus)
> tasmanica (Species)
Synonymised Names:
=Gouldia tasmanica Tenison-Woods, 1877
=Myochama woodsii Petterd, 1884
Details: Myochama tasmanica (Tenison-Woods, 1877)
Size/Grows to:
Width 18mm, Height 15mm
Distribution:
Far North and Northland. East Otago, Fiordland to Stewart Island. Attached to bivalves. Also southern Tasmania
Geographical Range:
AF
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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