Marshall, B.A. 2002 Some Recent Thraciidae, Periplomatidae, Myochamidae, Cuspidariidae and Spheniopsidae (Anomalodesmata) from the New Zealand region and referral of Thracia reinga Crozier, 1966 and Scintillona benthicola Dell, 1956 to Tellimya Brown, 1827 (Montacutidae) (Mollusca : Bivalvia), Molluscan Research, 22 (p.230)
Powell, A.W.B. 1979New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.432)
Powell, A.W.B. 1927 Deep-water Mollusca from south-west Otago, with descriptions of 2 new genera and 22 new species., Records of the Canterbury Museum, 3 (p.123) 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