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Taxonomy
Family:
CUSPIDARIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Anomalodesmata (Superorder)
> Cuspidarioidea (Superfamily)
> Cuspidariidae (Family)
> Cardiomya (Genus)
> rectimarginata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Cardiomya (Kurodamya) Okutani & Sakurai, 1964
=Cuspidaria (Cardiomya) A. Adams, 1864
=Kurodamya Okutani & Sakurai, 1964
=Neaera (Cardiomya) A. Adams, 1864
=Spathophora Jeffreys, 1882
Species Images: Cardiomya rectimarginata Dell, 1962
Holotype, collected 23 Jan 1957, NE of Otago Peninsula, Taiaroa Canyon, NZ (M.015006). 14mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, collected 23 Jan 1957, NE of Otago Peninsula, Taiaroa Canyon, NZ (M.015006). 14mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
CUSPIDARIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Anomalodesmata (Superorder)
> Cuspidarioidea (Superfamily)
> Cuspidariidae (Family)
> Cardiomya (Genus)
> rectimarginata (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Cardiomya (Kurodamya) Okutani & Sakurai, 1964
=Cuspidaria (Cardiomya) A. Adams, 1864
=Kurodamya Okutani & Sakurai, 1964
=Neaera (Cardiomya) A. Adams, 1864
=Spathophora Jeffreys, 1882
Details: Cardiomya rectimarginata Dell, 1962
Size/Grows to:
Width 14mm, Height 8.5mm
Distribution:
South Island. Off Taiaroa Heads, Otago, 550 metres
Geographical Range:
FE.
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