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Holotype, collected 14 Jan 1979, SE of Cape Campbell, NZ. (M.060423). 16mm. © 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
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced

Poromya microsculpta Dell, 1995

Classification:Bivalvia - Anomalodesmata - Pholadomyoida
Family:POROMYIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 16.2mm, Height 12.2mm
Distribution:SE of Cape Campbell
Geographical Range:C
Notes:
Endemic
References and Publications:
  • Dell, R.K. 1995: New species and records of deep-water Mollusca from off New Zealand, Tuhinga: Records of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 2 (p.10)

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