Dell, R.K. 1987 Mollusca of the family Mytilidae (Bivalvia) associated with organic remains from deep water off New Zealand, with revisions of the genera Adipicola Dautzenberg, 1927 and Idasola Iredale, 1915, National Museum of New Zealand Records, 3 (p.30)
Habe, T. 1976 Eight new bivalves from Japan, Venus, 35(2) (p.37) Original Description
Key to 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.
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