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Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Cardiida (Order) > Tellinoidea (Superfamily) > Tellinidae (Family)
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Tellinidae: Tellininae

  • Ardeamya spenceri (Suter, 1907)
    Width 50mm, Height 29mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Island ACFE.
  • Bartschicoma edgari (Iredale, 1915)
    Width 40mm, Height 26mm, Marine, Endemic. On sandy beaches. Smooth, with a yellow tinge
    North Island and northern part of South Island ACE.
  • Bartschicoma gaimardi (Iredale, 1915)
    Length 60mm, Height 40mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Island. Shallow water on ocean beaches ACFE.
  • Macomona liliana (Iredale, 1915)
    Length 80mm, Height 55mm, Wedge Shell. Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Pristipagia radians (Deshayes, 1854)
    Length 20mm, Marine
    Australia to Japan, and Kermadec Islands. Also has been recorded from Easter Island K
  • Moerella huttoni (E.A. Smith, 1885)
    Width 15mm, Height 10mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Island ACFE.
Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing 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
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil