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
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil

Cyclochlamys mestayerae Dell, 1956

Classification:Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Pteriomorphia (Subclass) > Pectinida (Order) > Pectinoidea (Superfamily) > Cyclochlamydidae (Family) > Cyclochlamys (Genus)
Family:CYCLOCHLAMYDIDAE
Size/Grows to:Width 2.9mm, Height 2.4mm
Distribution:Off Three Kings Islands, N North Island, and NE South Island, trawled 73-447 metres
Geographical Range:ACE.
Notes:
Marine, Endemic
 
References and Publications:
  • Dijkstra, H., Marshall, B.A. 2008 The Recent Pectinoidea of the New Zealand region (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae, Pectinidae and Spondylidae), Molluscan Research, 28 (p.31)
  • Dijkstra, H., Marshall, B.A. 1997 Pectinoidea (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae: Pectinidae) of Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island and the Kermadec Islands, Molluscan Research, 18 (p.85)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979 New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.380)

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

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