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Taxonomy
Family:
HIPPONICIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Littorinimorpha (Order)
> Vanikoioidea (Superfamily)
> Hipponicidae (Family)
> Sabia (Genus)
> australis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Amalthea Schumacher, 1817
=Hipponix Defrance, 1819
Synonymised Names:
=Hipponix australis (Lamarck, 1819)
=Patella australis Lamarck, 1819
Images: Sabia australis (Lamarck, 1819)
In beach drift, off Northland, NZ. 12mm
Taxonomy
Family:
HIPPONICIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Littorinimorpha (Order)
> Vanikoioidea (Superfamily)
> Hipponicidae (Family)
> Sabia (Genus)
> australis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Amalthea Schumacher, 1817
=Hipponix Defrance, 1819
Synonymised Names:
=Hipponix australis (Lamarck, 1819)
=Patella australis Lamarck, 1819
Details: Sabia australis (Lamarck, 1819)
Size/Grows to:
Length 16mm, Width 12mm
Distribution:
Northland to Mercury Islands. On dead gastropod shells
Geographical Range:
A
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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