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Species List for Family: Malletiidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Protobranchia (Subclass) > Nuculanida (Order) > Nuculanoidea (Superfamily) > Malletiidae (Family)
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  • Family: Malletiidae

  • Katadesmia vincula (Dall, 1908)
    (=cuneata Knudsen not Jeffreys)
    Length 10.4mm, Width 5.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Atlantic, Indian, Pacific and Antarctic Oceans KAFE.
  • Malletia galatheae Knudsen, 1970
    Length 18.1mm, Height 10.0mm, Marine, Endemic
    Tasman Sea, 3580 metres FE.
  • Malletia aoteana (Marshall, 1978)
    Length 14mm, Height 8.5mm, Marine, Endemic
    East Cape to Banks Peninsula, in mud 640-1097 metres CE.
  • Neilo annectens Powell, 1931
    (=rugata Dell)
    Length 42mm, Height 22mm, Marine, Endemic
    Cook Strait and off east coast of South Island to Taiaroa Heads, in 110-700 metres CFE.
  • Neilo australis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)
    Length 42mm, Height 21mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Neilo blacki Marshall, 1978
    Length 36mm, Height 19mm, Marine, Endemic
    East Cape to Banks Peninsula. Living in mud from 430-1100 metres CE.
  • Neilo wairoana delli Marshall, 1978
    Length 32mm, Height 16mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Ninety Mile Beach, Northland. Kaikorua, Otago coast, Fiordland, Chatham Rise and Chatham Islands. In mud from 178-1006 metres ACFME.
  • Neilonella benthicola (Dell, 1956)
    Length 5mm, Height 3.2mm, Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Rise and off Chatham Islands CME.
  • Neilonella flemingi (Dell, 1956)
    Length 4.8mm, Height 3.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Rise and off Chatham Islands CME.
  • Neilonella hadalis Knudsen, 1970
    Marine, Endemic
    Kermadec Trench, 6660-8300 metres KAE.
  • Neilonella kermadecensis Knudsen, 1970
    Length 8.8mm, Width 7.4mm, Marine
    Kermadec area, 4540 metres KA
  • Neilonella wrighti (Fleming, 1948)
    Length 3.6mm, Height 2.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off North, South 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 approximation 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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