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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.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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Bivalvia - Heterodonta - Veneroida - Family: Tellinidae

Tellinidae: Tellininae


Genus: Ardeamya

Ardeamya spenceri (Suter, 1907)
Width 50mm, Height 29mm, Endemic
North and South Island [ACFE.]

Genus: Bartschicoma

Bartschicoma edgari (Iredale, 1915)
Width 40mm, Height 26mm, Endemic. On sandy beaches. Smooth, with a yellow tinge
North Island and northern part of South Island [ACE.]
Bartschicoma gaimardi (Iredale, 1915)
Length 60mm, Height 40mm, Endemic
North and South Island. Shallow water on ocean beaches [ACFE.]

Genus: Macomona

Macomona liliana (Iredale, 1915)
Length 80mm, Height 55mm, Wedge Shell. Endemic
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands [ACFME.]

Genus: Pristipagia

Pristipagia radians (Deshayes, 1854)
Length 20mm
Australia to Japan, and Kermadec Islands. Also has been recorded from Easter Island [K.]

Genus: Serratina

Serratina charlottae (E.A.Smith, 1885) (=eugonia Suter)
Width 30mm, Height 21mm, Endemic
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands [ACFME.]

Tellinidae: Aenigmotellinae


Genus: Coanyax

Coanyax flabellum (Viader, 1951) (=nana Powell)
Kermadec Islands [K.]

Genus: Elliptotellina

Width 10mm, Height 6mm, Endemic
North, South, Stewart, Chatham, Bounty and Auckland Islands [ACFMAnE.]

Tellinidae: Arcopagiinae


Genus: Pseudarcopagia

Pseudarcopagia disculus (Deshayes, 1855)
Width 40mm, Height 35mm, Endemic
North, South and Chatham Islands [ACFME.]

Tellinidae: Moerellinae


Genus: Moerella

Moerella huttoni (E.A.Smith, 1885)
Width 15mm, Height 10mm, Endemic
North and South Island [ACFE.]