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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
MYTILIDAE: BATHYMODIOLINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Mytilida (Order)
> Mytiloidea (Superfamily)
> Mytilidae (Family)
> Bathymodiolinae (Subfamily)
> Vulcanidas (Genus)
> insolatus (Species)
Images: Vulcanidas insolatus B.A. Marshall, 2010
Holotype, collected 10 May 2002, Kermadec Ridge, Macauley Cone, summit crater, NZ. (M.296656). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Holotype, collected 10 May 2002, Kermadec Ridge, Macauley Cone, summit crater, NZ. (M.296656). © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
MYTILIDAE: BATHYMODIOLINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Mytilida (Order)
> Mytiloidea (Superfamily)
> Mytilidae (Family)
> Bathymodiolinae (Subfamily)
> Vulcanidas (Genus)
> insolatus (Species)
Details: Vulcanidas insolatus B.A. Marshall, 2010
Size/Grows to:
Length 178mm, Width 92mm
Distribution:
Kermadec Ridge. Macauley Caldera and Giggenback volcano, 140-504 metres
Geographical Range:
KE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic, Near active volcanic venting sites
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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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