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Taxonomy
Family:
VOLUTOMITRIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Turbinelloidea (Superfamily)
> Volutomitridae (Family)
> Peculator (Genus)
> hedleyi (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Parvimitra Finlay, 1930
Synonymised Names:
=Egestas dissimilis Powell, 1937
=Mitra bicornis Laws, 1936
=Vulpecula (Pusia) hedleyi R. R. Murdoch, 1905
=Vulpecula hedleyi R. Murdoch, 1905
Images: Peculator hedleyi (R. Murdoch, 1905)
Dredged in the Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ. 8mm
Holotype of Vulpecula (Pusia) hedleyi, collected Whangarei Heads, NZ (M.001737). ~5mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
VOLUTOMITRIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Caenogastropoda (Subclass)
> Neogastropoda (Order)
> Turbinelloidea (Superfamily)
> Volutomitridae (Family)
> Peculator (Genus)
> hedleyi (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Parvimitra Finlay, 1930
Synonymised Names:
=Egestas dissimilis Powell, 1937
=Mitra bicornis Laws, 1936
=Vulpecula (Pusia) hedleyi R. R. Murdoch, 1905
=Vulpecula hedleyi R. Murdoch, 1905
Details: Peculator hedleyi (R. Murdoch, 1905)
Size/Grows to:
Height 8mm, Width 4mm
Distribution:
Northland east coast, to Bay of Plenty
Geographical Range:
AE.
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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