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Dredged in soft mud in sheltered areas. 37mm
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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

Dosinia (Kereia) greyi Zittel, 1864

Classification:Bivalvia - Heterodonta - Veneroida
Family:VENERIDAE: DOSINIINAE
Size/Grows to:Width 50mm, Height 46mm
Distribution:North Island and northern part of South Island. Dredged in soft mud around 10-15 metres
Geographical Range:ACE.
Notes:
Coarse sculpture
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.423)