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Roseaplagis artizona A. Adams, 1853Species Images
Stewart Island, NZ. 5.5mm
In beach drift, Tahunanui Beach, Nelson, NZ. 5.25mm
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Roseaplagis artizona A. Adams, 1853
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Trochida (Order) > Trochoidea (Superfamily) > Trochidae (Family) > Cantharidinae (Subfamily) > Roseaplagis (Genus) > artizona (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
TROCHIDAE: CANTHARIDINAE
Size/Grows to:
Width 6mm, Height 8mm
Synonymised Names:
=Cantharidus artizona A. Adams, 1853
=Cantharidus sanguineus bakeri (C.A. Fleming, 1948)
=Cantharidus sanguineus var. elongata Suter, 1897
=Gibbula (Cantharidella) micans Suter, 1897
=Gibbula micans Suter, 1897
=Micrelenchus (Plumbelenchus) artizona (A. Adams, 1853)
=Micrelenchus artizona (A. Adams, 1853)
=Micrelenchus sanguineus bakeri C.A. Fleming, 1948
Distribution:
Southern North Island to Stewart Island
Geographical Range:
CFE.
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