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Cuspidaria fairchildi Suter, 1908Species Images
In deep water, Bay of Plenty. 49mm
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Cuspidaria fairchildi Suter, 1908
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Euhetrodonta (Infraclass) > Anomalodesmata (Superorder) > Cuspidarioidea (Superfamily) > Cuspidariidae (Family) > Cuspidaria (Genus) > fairchildi (Species)
Family:
CUSPIDARIIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Width 60mm, Height 26mm
Distribution:
North, South and Chatham Islands, and Chatham Rise. Trawled around 130-650 metres
Geographical Range:
ACFME.
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