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Dredged in shallow water, Northland. 12mm
Dredged in Bay of Islands, Northland. 12mm
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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

Myadora boltoni E.A.Smith, 1880

Classification:Bivalvia - Anomalodesmata - Pholadomyoida
Family:MYOCHAMIDAE
Size/Grows to:Width 15mm, Height 10mm
Distribution:North and South Island, in fine silty sand
Geographical Range:ACE.
Notes:
Almost smooth shell surface
References and Publications:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.432)