Species List for Family: Lasaeidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Euhetrodonta (Infraclass) > Imparidentia (Superorder) > Galeommatida (Order) > Galeommatoidea (Superfamily) > Lasaeidae
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Width 6mm, Height 5mm, Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
North and upper South Island ACR.Fo.E.
Width 5.5mm, Height 4.5mm, Marine, Endemic, Commensal upon the pholad, rock boring Anchomasa
, usually found around the base of the siphon and along the lower mantle edges
North Island and northern part of South Island ACE.
Width 3.4mm, Height 2.8mm, Marine, Endemic, Commensal with a large polychaete worm, the seamouse, Aphrodita australis
Northland to Wellington, Cook Strait area ACE.
Width 1.7mm, Height 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
North Island. Far North in shell sand AE.
Width 2.8mm, Height 2mm, Marine, Endemic
Fiordland, Stewart Island, Snares, Auckland, Campbell, Bounty and Chatham Islands FMAnE.
Width 4.5mm, Height 3.3mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands, 260 metres AME.
Width 4.5mm, Height 4mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands, 135-800 metres, and off Chatham Islands, 280 metres AME.
Width 1.5mm, Height 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
Tasman Sea, off west coast North Island, 536 metres CME.
Width 3.5mm, Height 2.8mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Auckland Islands, Chatham Islands and off west coast South Island FMAnE.
Width 10mm, Height 7mm, Marine, Endemic
North, South, Stewart, Chatham and Snares Islands. From low tide to over 180 metres ACFMAnE.
Width 2.5mm, Height 2.2mm, Marine, Endemic
South Island, Fiordland to Stewart Island and Chatham Islands FME.
Width 16mm, Height 13mm, Marine, Endemic
North, South, Stewart, Chatham and southern Islands. Often found inside empty bivalves ACFMAnE.
=Kellia (Kaneoha) minima
Ponder, 1971 accepted, alternate representation
Width 1.4mm, Height 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
North, South and Stewart Island. On algae at low tide to over 60 metres ACFE.
Width 3.5mm, Height 3mm, Marine, Endemic
North, South, Stewart, Chathams, Bounty, Auckland and Campbell Islands. Mid tide in algal clumps to over 100 metres ACFMAnE.
Width 2.4mm, Height 2mm, Marine, Endemic
North and South Islands. Under stones in mud at high tide ACFE.
Width 1.5mm, Height 1.2mm, Marine, Endemic
North and South Islands ACFE.
Width 2.4mm, Height 2.1mm, Marine
Macquarie Island, on rocks between tides An
North, South, Stewart, Chatham, Snares and Auckland Islands. Shallow water to about 90 metres ACFMAnE.
Montacuta semiradiata neozelanica
Width 2.7mm, Height 1.9mm, Marine, Endemic
Challenger Plateau, west of North Island, 820 metres. Chatham Rise 430-1370 metres AME.
=Myllita (Zemyllita) stowei
(Hutton, 1873) accepted, alternate representation, =Pythina stowei
Width 14mm, Height 8mm, Marine, Endemic
North and northern South Island. Attached to the under sides of stones on sand ACE.
=Myllita (Myllitella) vivens
(Finlay, 1926) accepted, alternate representation, =Myllitella vivens
Finlay, 1926, =Myllitella vivens vivens
Width 3.3mm, Height 3mm, Marine, Endemic
Three Kings Islands to Foveaux Strait. Shallow water to about 95 metres ACFME.
Myllita vivens pinguis
=Myllita (Myllitella) vivens pinguis
(Marwick, 1928) accepted, alternate representation
Width 4.3mm, Height 4mm, Marine, Endemic
Chatham Islands, common in beach drift ME.
Width 2.2mm, Height 1.6mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands, North Cape and East Cape AE.
Width 3.3mm, Height 2.8mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands, off Cook Strait and Kermadec Islands KACE.
Width 3.5mm, Height 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
Macquarie Islands. Also South Georgia, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands, Palmer Archipelago and Kerguelen Islands AnE.
Width 3.8mm, Height 3mm, Marine, Endemic
South Island. Fiordland FE.
Width 6.3mm, Height 4.3mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Northland to Stewart Island, and the Chatham Islands ACFME.
Width 6mm, Height 5mm, Marine, Endemic
Mernoo Bank, off Lyttelton, 95 metres CME.
Width 7.5mm, Height 5mm, Marine, Endemic
Northland to Stewart Island. In shell sand ACFE.
Width 7.5mm, Height 5.5mm, Marine, Endemic
Chatham Islands ME.
Width 5.2mm, , Height 4.2mm, Marine, Endemic
North Island. North Cape to Ahipara AE.
Width 3.3mm, Height 2.6mm, Marine, Endemic
South Island. Stewart, Chathams, Antipodes, Auckland, Bounty, Campbell and Snares Islands FMAnE.
Width 5mm, Height 3.1mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands and off Northland East Coast AE.
Length 3.6mm, Height 2.5mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Chatham Islands, 600 metres, also off Bay of Plenty and South Island ME.
Length 12mm, Height 6mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands, 800 metres AE.