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Taxonomy
Family:
PROPEAMUSSIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Pectinida (Order)
> Pectinoidea (Superfamily)
> Propeamussiidae (Family)
> Parvamussium (Genus)
> cristatellum (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Propeamussium (Parvamussium)
Synonymised Names:
=Amussium cristatellum Dautzenberg & Bavay, 1912
=Pecten (Amussium) cristatum Bavay, 1905
=Pecten (Amussium) cristatus Bavay, 1905
Species Images: Parvamussium cristatellum (Dautzenberg & Bavay, 1912)
Collected 28 Oct 1975, E of Chanter Islets, Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands (M.225529). 7.6mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Taxonomy
Family:
PROPEAMUSSIIDAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
> Pectinida (Order)
> Pectinoidea (Superfamily)
> Propeamussiidae (Family)
> Parvamussium (Genus)
> cristatellum (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Propeamussium (Parvamussium)
Synonymised Names:
=Amussium cristatellum Dautzenberg & Bavay, 1912
=Pecten (Amussium) cristatum Bavay, 1905
=Pecten (Amussium) cristatus Bavay, 1905
Details: Parvamussium cristatellum (Dautzenberg & Bavay, 1912)
Size/Grows to:
Height 7.6mm
Distribution:
SE Africa, Indonesia, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Lord Howe Rise, and Kermadec Ridge
Geographical Range:
K
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