Species List for Family: Solemyidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Protobranchia (Subclass) > Solemyida (Order) > Solemyoidea (Superfamily) > Solemyidae
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Solemya (Zesolemya) calypso
Length 16mm, Marine, Endemic
Calypso Hydrothermal Vent Field, eastern Bay of Plenty, alive at 181-192 metres AE.
Solemya (Zesolemya) marshalli
Length 21mm, Height 8mm, Marine, Endemic
Southern South Island, Stewart, Chatham, Bounty and Shares Islands FMAnE.
Solemya (Zesolemya) parkinsonii
E.A. Smith, 1874
Length 84mm, Height 30mm, Razor Mussel, Marine, Endemic
North, South and Stewart. Low tide to over 180 metres in soft mud or silt ACFE.
Solemya (s.l.) puata
Length 8.8mm, Height 3.1mm, Marine, Endemic
North Island as far south as Hokianga Harbour and White Island. South Island from Chatham Rise south to Fiordland, and off Chatham Islands AFME.
Length 87mm, Width 32mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Aldermen Islands, 366-549 metres, Northern Mernoo Slope, Chatham Rise, 683-703 metres, Off Clarence River mouth, 1104-1099 metres ACME.