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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
PHOLADIDAE: PHOLADINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Myida (Order)
> Pholadoidea (Superfamily)
> Pholadidae (Family)
> Pholadinae (Subfamily)
> Barnea (Genus)
> similis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Anchomasa Leach, 1852
=Barnea (Anchomasa) Leach, 1852 accepted, alternate representation
=Barnea (Barnea) Risso, 1826 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Barnea (Anchomasa) similis (Gray, 1835) accepted, alternate representation
=Pholas antipodum Philippi, 1847
=Pholas similis Gray, 1835
Species Images: Barnea similis (Gray, 1835)
Beachlands, Auckland, boring in soft mudstone. 58mm
Found inside soft mudstone at low tide, Cissy Bay, Marlborough Sounds, NZ. 50-60mm
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
PHOLADIDAE: PHOLADINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Bivalvia (Class)
> Autobranchia (Subclass)
> Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
> Euhetrodonta (Subterclass)
> Imparidentia (Superorder)
> Myida (Order)
> Pholadoidea (Superfamily)
> Pholadidae (Family)
> Pholadinae (Subfamily)
> Barnea (Genus)
> similis (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Anchomasa Leach, 1852
=Barnea (Anchomasa) Leach, 1852 accepted, alternate representation
=Barnea (Barnea) Risso, 1826 accepted, alternate representation
Synonymised Names:
=Barnea (Anchomasa) similis (Gray, 1835) accepted, alternate representation
=Pholas antipodum Philippi, 1847
=Pholas similis Gray, 1835
Details: Barnea similis (Gray, 1835)
Size/Grows to:
Length 85mm, Height 30mm
Distribution:
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. Intertidal, boring into soft rock
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
Notes:
Rock Borer, 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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