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Taxonomy
Family:
PROSIPHONIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Buccinoidea (Superfamily)
> Prosiphonidae (Family)
> Austrofusus (Genus)
> chathamensis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Aethocola Iredale, 1915
=Austrofusus (Austrofusus) Kobelt, 1879
=Austrofusus (Neocola) Finlay, 1926
Synonymised Names:
=Aethocola chathamensis (Finlay, 1928)
=Austrofusus (Austrofusus) chathamensis Finlay, 1928 accepted, alternate representation
Images: Austrofusus chathamensis (Finlay, 1928)
In beach drift, Marfells Beach, Marlborough. 49mm
Holotype, collected in 1929 at the Chatham Islands, NZ (MA70060). © Auckland Museum (CC-BY)
Taxonomy
Family:
PROSIPHONIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Buccinoidea (Superfamily)
> Prosiphonidae (Family)
> Austrofusus (Genus)
> chathamensis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Aethocola Iredale, 1915
=Austrofusus (Austrofusus) Kobelt, 1879
=Austrofusus (Neocola) Finlay, 1926
Synonymised Names:
=Aethocola chathamensis (Finlay, 1928)
=Austrofusus (Austrofusus) chathamensis Finlay, 1928 accepted, alternate representation
Details: Austrofusus chathamensis (Finlay, 1928)
Size/Grows to:
Height 60mm, Width 33mm
Distribution:
Chatham Islands. Off Cook Strait, Wellington
Geographical Range:
CME.
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