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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 - Heterodonta - Veneroida - Family: Tellinidae

Tellinidae: Tellininae

 

Genus: Ardeamya

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

Genus: Bartschicoma

 
Bartschicoma edgari (Iredale, 1915)
Width 40mm, Height 26mm, 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
North and South Island. Shallow water on ocean beaches [ACFE.]

Genus: Macomona

 
Macomona liliana (Iredale, 1915)
Length 80mm, Height 55mm
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
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
North, South, Stewart, Chatham, Bounty and Auckland Islands [ACFMAnE.]
 

Tellinidae: Arcopagiinae

 

Genus: Pseudarcopagia

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

Tellinidae: Moerellinae

 

Genus: Moerella

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