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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.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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Cyclochlamys lemchei (Powell, 1958)

Classification:Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Pteriomorphia (Subclass) > Pectinida (Order) > Pectinoidea (Superfamily) > Cyclochlamydidae (Family) > Cyclochlamys (Genus)
Size/Grows to:Width 6.2mm
Distribution:Kermadec Islands, 27-420 metres
Geographical Range:[K.]
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.29)
  • Dijkstra, H. 2001: Bathyal Pectinoidea (Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae, Entoliidae and Pectinidae) from Wallis and Fortuna Islands, Vanuatu Archipelago and New Caledonia. In: Bouchet, P., & Marshall, B.A. (eds), Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos, Volume 22, Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 185 (p.88)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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