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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
NASSARIIDAE: NASSARIINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Buccinoidea (Superfamily)
> Nassariidae (Family)
> Nassariinae (Subfamily)
> Tritia (Genus)
> burchardi (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Nassarius (Telasco) H. & A. Adams, 1853
=Alectrion (Tritia) A. Adams, 1853
=Nassarius (Cryptonassarius) Cernohorsky, 1975
=Nassarius (Tritia) A. Adams, 1853
Synonymised Names:
=Buccinum burchardi Dunker, 1849
=Nassa (Arcularia) labecula A. Adams, 1852
=Nassa burchardi (Dunker, 1849)
=Nassa labecula A. Adams, 1852
=Nassarius (Parcanassa) ellana (Iredale, 1936)
=Nassarius (Plicarcularia) burchardi (Dunker, 1849)
=Nassarius burchardi (Dunker, 1849)
=Nassarius ellana (Iredale, 1936)
=Parcanassa burchardi (Dunker, 1849)
=Parcanassa ellana Iredale, 1936
Images: Tritia burchardi (Dunker in Philippi, 1849)
Low tide, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland, NZ. 12mm
Off Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland, NZ. 13mm
Off Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland, NZ. 13mm
In sand at low tide, Houhora Heads, Far North, NZ. 13mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
NASSARIIDAE: NASSARIINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Buccinoidea (Superfamily)
> Nassariidae (Family)
> Nassariinae (Subfamily)
> Tritia (Genus)
> burchardi (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Nassarius (Telasco) H. & A. Adams, 1853
=Alectrion (Tritia) A. Adams, 1853
=Nassarius (Cryptonassarius) Cernohorsky, 1975
=Nassarius (Tritia) A. Adams, 1853
Synonymised Names:
=Buccinum burchardi Dunker, 1849
=Nassa (Arcularia) labecula A. Adams, 1852
=Nassa burchardi (Dunker, 1849)
=Nassa labecula A. Adams, 1852
=Nassarius (Parcanassa) ellana (Iredale, 1936)
=Nassarius (Plicarcularia) burchardi (Dunker, 1849)
=Nassarius burchardi (Dunker, 1849)
=Nassarius ellana (Iredale, 1936)
=Parcanassa burchardi (Dunker, 1849)
=Parcanassa ellana Iredale, 1936
Details: Tritia burchardi (Dunker in Philippi, 1849)
Size/Grows to:
Width 17mm, Height 13mm
Distribution:
Recently discovered around Waitemata and Manukau Harbours, Auckland, and Whangarei Harbour. Appears to be spreading throughout Northland. Also Queensland - W.Australia and Tasmania
Geographical Range:
AI.
Notes:
Marine, Introduced
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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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