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Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Protobranchia (Subclass) > Nuculanida (Order) > Nuculanoidea (Superfamily) > Nuculanidae (Family) > Nuculaninae (Subfamily)
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Nuculanidae: Nuculaninae

  • Jupiteria manawatawhia (Powell, 1937)
    Height 2.9mm, Width 4.2mm, Thickness 2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, Ranfurly Bank, East Cape and Challenger Plateau ACE.
  • Jupiteria wolffi Dell, 1956
    Height 5mm, Length 8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland, Bay of Plenty, Otago, Chatham Rise and off Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Nuculana investigator Dell, 1952
    Height 2.3mm, Width 4.8mm, Marine, Endemic
    Tasman Sea. Off West Coast North Island 980 metres CE.
  • Poroleda lanceolata (Hutton, 1885)
    Length 18mm, Height 6mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. In soft mud from 10-180 metres ACFME.
  • Saccella hedleyi (Fleming, 1951)
    (=zealedaformis Dell, =morioria Dell)
    Length 8.2mm, Height 5mm, Thickness 4mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island and Chatham Rise ACME.
  • Saccella maxwelli Beu, 2006
    (=bellula of authors not Adams)
    Length 10mm, Height 5.2mm, Thickness 4mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
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