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Species List for Genus: Benthocardiella
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Archiheterodonta (Infraclass) > Carditida (Order) > Carditoidea (Superfamily) > Condylocardiidae (Family) > Benthocardiella (Genus)
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  • Genus: Benthocardiella

  • Benthocardiella hamatadens Powell, 1930
    Width 0.9mm, Height 0.9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland. Off Mangonui Heads, 10-20 metres
    AE.
  • Benthocardiella obliquata Powell, 1930
    Width 1.1mm, Height 0.8mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island. Off east coast Northland
    AE.
  • Benthocardiella obliquata bountyensis Powell, 1933
    Width 0.9mm, Height 0.8mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Bounty Islands, 250 metres
    AnE.
  • Benthocardiella obliquata chathamensis Powell, 1933
    Width 1.2mm, Height 0.9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Chatham Islands. In shell sand and down to about 20 metres
    ME.
  • Benthocardiella orbicula Powell, 1930
    Width 1.1mm, Height 1.1mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island. Off east coast Northland to East Cape
    AE.
  • Benthocardiella pusilla Powell, 1930
    Width 0.8mm, Height 0.8mm
    Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    North Island. Off east coast Northland and Taranaki
    ACR.Fo.E.
  • Benthocardiella rakiura Powell, 1939
    Width 1.2mm, Height 1.2mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Stewart Island. In shell sand
    FE.
  • Benthocardiella striatula Powell, 1931
    Width 0.6mm, Height 0.6mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Auckland Islands, trawled in 155 metres
    AnE.
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