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Taxonomy
Family:
SPHENIOPSIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Anomalodesmata (Superorder)
> Cuspidarioidea (Superfamily)
> Spheniopsidae (Family)
> Grippina (Genus)
> acherontis (Species)
Species Images: Grippina acherontis B.A. Marshall, 2002
Holotype, collected 2 Mar 1976, S Patea, Taranaki, NZ (M.152680). 2.4mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, collected 2 Mar 1976, S Patea, Taranaki, NZ (M.152680). 2.4mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, collected 2 Mar 1976, S Patea, Taranaki, NZ (M.152680). 2.4mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
SPHENIOPSIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Anomalodesmata (Superorder)
> Cuspidarioidea (Superfamily)
> Spheniopsidae (Family)
> Grippina (Genus)
> acherontis (Species)
Details: Grippina acherontis B.A. Marshall, 2002
Size/Grows to:
Length 2.4mm
Distribution:
Off Patea, south-western North Island, 40 metres
Geographical Range:
CE.
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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