Species Images
Holotype, collected 18 Mar 1976, head of Pegasus Canyon, Pegasus Bay, NE of Banks Peninsula, NZ. (M.058365). 32mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
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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

Neilo wairoana delli Marshall, 1978

Classification:Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanida
Family:MALLETIIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 32mm, Height 16mm
Distribution:Off Ninety Mile Beach, Northland. Kaikorua, Otago coast, Fiordland, Chatham Rise and Chatham Islands. In mud from 178-1006 metres
Geographical Range:ACFME.
References and Publications:
  • Marshall, B.A. Sep/1978: The genus Neilo in New Zealand (Mollusca: Bivalvia), New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 5(3) (p.428)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.

*2 © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND