Species List for Subfamily: Chioninae
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Autobranchia (Subclass) > Heteroconchia (Infraclass) > Euhetrodonta (Subterclass) > Imparidentia (Superorder) > Venerida (Order) > Veneroidea (Superfamily) > Veneridae
(Family) > Chioninae
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(W. Wood, 1828)
Width 60mm, Height 54mm, Cockle, Marine, Endemic
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFMAnE.
Width 55mm, Height 42mm, Frilled Venus Shell, Marine, Endemic
North, South and Stewart Island ACFE.
Width 50mm, Height 40mm, Marine, Endemic
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFME.
Length 33mm, Height 28mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Otago and Chatham Islands FME.
Width 40mm, Height 32mm, Marine, Endemic
Off Macquarie Island AnE.
Width 58mm, Height 52mm, Marine, Endemic
South Island, off Taiaroa Head, Otago. Snares and Auckland Islands. Dredged around 90-100 metres FAnE.
Width 48mm, Height 42mm, Marine, Endemic, Finer sculpture than T. sphaericula
, and less inflated
Auckland Islands AnE.
Width 36mm, Height 35mm, Marine, Endemic, Coarse concentric ridges. Bluntly rounded beaks, very thick and solid
Auckland Islands, dredged 15-65 metres AnE.
Width 27mm, Height 22mm, Marine, Common on sandy beaches. Highly variable patterns, usually zigzags or streaks
North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands ACFM