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Taxonomic Checklist
Other non-Molluscan Phyla (Echinodermata, Brachiopoda etc) are being added to the checklist and photo sections of the website. This is to help identify species that may be mistaken for Mollusca, but actually are not.
Class Rhynchonellata
Order Rhynchonellida
Notosaria Cooper, 1959 Notosaria nigricans (Sowerby, 1846)
nigricans (G.B. Sowerby II, 1846) F.M.E.
Order Terebratulida
Dallina Beecher, 1893 Dallina spetigera (Lovén, 1846)
raphaelis (Dall, 1870) A.C.F.M.
Calloria Cooper & Lee, 1993 Calloria inconspicua (Sowerby, 1846)
inconspicua (G.B. Sowerby II, 1846) A.C.F.M.E. photo
variegata Cooper & Doherty, 1993 A.E. photo
Neothyris Douville, 1879 Neothyris lenticularis (Deshayes, 1839)
lenticularis (Deshayes, 1839) (=compressa Neall) F.M. photo
Terebratella d'Orbigny, 1847
sanguinea (Leach, 1814) (=haurakiensis Allan) A.C.F.E.
Liothyrella Thomson, 1916 Liothyrella uva (Broderip, 1833)
neozelanica Thomson, 1918 F.E. photo
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 approxomation 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