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Species List for Subfamily: Dosiniinae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Euhetrodonta (Infraclass) > Imparidentia (Superorder) > Venerida (Order) > Veneroidea (Superfamily) > Veneridae (Family) > Dosiniinae (Subfamily)
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  • Subfamily: Dosiniinae

  • Dosinia anus (Philippi, 1848)
    =Cytherea anus Philippi, 1847, =Dosinia (Austrodosinia) anus (Philippi, 1848), =Dosinia (Austrodosinia) horrida Marwick, 1927, =Dosinia horrida Marwick, 1927
    Width 77mm, Height 70mm, Coarse Dosinia, Marine, Endemic
    North Island and northern part of South Island ACE.
  • Dosinia greyi Zittel, 1865
    =Dosinia (Kereia) greyi Zittel, 1865 accepted, alternate representation
    Width 50mm, Height 46mm, Marine, Endemic, Coarse sculpture
    North Island and northern part of South Island. Dredged in soft mud around 10-15 metres ACE.
  • Dosinia lambata (Gould, 1850)
    =Arthemis lambata Gould, 1850, =Dosinia (Fallartemis) lambata (Gould, 1850)
    Width 32mm, Height 28mm, Marine, Endemic, Very fine smooth sculpture. Found on sheltered sandy beaches
    North Island and northern part of South Island ACFE.
  • Dosinia maoriana W.R.B. Oliver, 1923
    =Dosinia (Pectunculus) maoriana W.R.B. Oliver, 1923 accepted, alternate representation
    Width 42mm, Height 40mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, northern part of South Island and Chatham Islands ACME.
  • Dosinia subrosea (Gray, 1835)
    =Arthemis subrosea Gray, 1835, =Dosinia (Phacosoma) subrosea (Gray, 1835) accepted, alternate representation, =Dosinia (Phacosoma) wanganuiensis Marwick, 1927, =Dosinia kraussii Römer, 1862
    Width 57mm, Height 54mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island to Cook Strait ACE.
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