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Taxonomy
Family:
EUCIROIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Anomalodesmata (Superorder)
> Verticordioidea (Superfamily)
> Euciroidae (Family)
> Euciroa (Genus)
> galatheae (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Acreuciroa Thiele, 1931
=Euciroa (Acreuciroa) Thiele, 1931
=Verticordia (Euciroa) Dall, 1881
Synonymised Names:
=Euciroa delectabile Dell, 1956
=Questimya galatheae Dell, 1956
Images: Euciroa galatheae (Dell, 1956)
Chatham Rise, trawled 400 metres. 43mm
Collected 3 Feb 1954, SE of Pitt Island, Chatham Islands, NZ. (M.009765). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Collected 3 Feb 1954, SE of Pitt Island, Chatham Islands, NZ. (M.009765). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Collected 3 Feb 1954, SE of Pitt Island, Chatham Islands, NZ. (M.009765). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
EUCIROIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Anomalodesmata (Superorder)
> Verticordioidea (Superfamily)
> Euciroidae (Family)
> Euciroa (Genus)
> galatheae (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Acreuciroa Thiele, 1931
=Euciroa (Acreuciroa) Thiele, 1931
=Verticordia (Euciroa) Dall, 1881
Synonymised Names:
=Euciroa delectabile Dell, 1956
=Questimya galatheae Dell, 1956
Details: Euciroa galatheae (Dell, 1956)
Size/Grows to:
Width 58mm, Height 47mm
Distribution:
North Island, northern South Island, Chatham Rise and Chatham Islands. Trawled from 400-600 metres
Geographical Range:
ACME.
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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