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Key to 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
Bivalvia - Anomalodesmata - Pholadomyoida - Family: Poromyidae

Poromyidae

 

Genus: Dilemma

 
Dilemma inexpectatum Crozier, 1966
Height 8mm, Length 2.7mm
North of Three Kings Islands, trawled 800 metres [AE.]

Genus: Poromya

 
Poromya laevis Dell, 1995
Width 10mm, Height 6.5mm
North of Three Kings Islands, trawled in 800 metres. Also East of Cape York, North Australia [A]
 
Length 16.2mm, Height 12.2mm
SE of Cape Campbell [CE.]
Poromya neozelanica (Dell, 1956)
Width 11mm, Height 8mm
South Island. Off Eastern Otago 550 metres [FE.]
Poromya undosa Hedley & Petterd, 1909
Width 5.8mm, Height 5mm
East of Mayor Island, Bay of Plenty, 482-550 metres [A]