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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: Verticordiidae

Verticordiidae

 

Genus: Halicardia

 
Halicardia maoria Dell, 1978
Length 36.9mm, Height 46.4mm
[CAnE.]
 

Genus: Haliris (Setaliris)

 
Width 6.5mm, Height 5.5mm
North Island, northern part of South Island and Chatham Islands. Trawled from 70-300 metres [ACFM]

Genus: Spinosipella

 
Spinosipella deshayesiana (P.Fischer, 1862) (=ericia Hedley)
Width 6.5mm, Height 6mm
Soutn and Central Indo-Pacific in 146-805 metres. Off Three Kings Islands, 800 metres. Also off South Australia 180 metres [A]