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Species List for Family: Hyriidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Palaeoheterodonta (Subclass) > Unionoida (Order) > Hyrioidea (Superfamily) > Hyriidae (Family)
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  • Family: Hyriidae

  • Echyridella aucklandica (Gray, 1843)
    (=delli McMichael & Hiscock, =lucasi Suter, =websteri Simpson)
    Height 47mm, Length 96mm, Freshwater Mussel, Freshwater, North Island, South Island, Endemic
    North Island. From Kaeo in the north, Auckland, Waikato to Wanganui and Lake Wairarapa. South Island, from Lake Manapouri to Lake Hauroko Fw.N.S.E.
  • Echyridella menziesii (Gray, 1843)
    (=depauperata Hutton, =acuta Suter, =hochstetteri Dunker)
    Freshwater Mussel, Freshwater, North Island, South Island, Endemic
    North and South Island Fw.N.S.E.
  • Echyridella onekaka Fenwick & Marshall, 2006
    Freshwater Mussel, Freshwater, South Island, Endemic
    South Island. S of Collingwood Fw.S.E.
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.
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