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

Pinna (Streptopinna) saccata Linnaeus, 1758

Classification:Bivalvia - Autobranchia - Pteriida
Family:PINNIDAE
Distribution:Kermadec Islands, and isolated records from Northland
Geographical Range:K.A
References and Publications:
  • Lemer, S., Buge, B., Bemis, A., Giribet, G. 2014: First molecular phylogeny of the circumtropical bivalve family Pinnidae (Mollusca, Bivalvia): Evidence for high levels of cryptic species diversity, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 75 (p.17)
  • Schultz, P.W., Huber, M. 2013: Revision of the worldwide Recent Pinnidae and some remarks on fossil European Pinnidae, Acta Conchyliorum, 13 (p.143)
  • Brook, F.J., Marshall, B.A. 1998: The coastal molluscan fauna of the northern Kermadec Islands, southwest Pacific Ocean, Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 28 (p.212)

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