Far North and Northland. East Otago, Fiordland to Stewart Island. Attached to bivalves. Also southern Tasmania
References and Publications
Marshall, B.A. 2002 Some Recent Thraciidae, Periplomatidae, Myochamidae, Cuspidariidae and Spheniopsidae (Anomalodesmata) from the New Zealand region and referral of Thracia reinga Crozier, 1966 and Scintillona benthicola Dell, 1956 to Tellimya Brown, 1827 (Montacutidae) (Mollusca : Bivalvia), Molluscan Research, 22 (p.248)
Smith, N. Jun/1996 Poirieria Twenty Years Ago, Poirieria, 18 (p.25)
Powell, A.W.B. 1979New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.432)
Gardner, N.W. Mar/1976Myochama tasmanica from Northland, Poirieria, 8(3)
Powell, A.W.B. 1974 New Zealand Molluscan Systematics with Descriptions of New Species: Part 8, Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum, 11 (p.197)
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 approximation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
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