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Species List for Genus: Cuna
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Archiheterodonta (Infraclass) > Carditida (Order) > Carditoidea (Superfamily) > Carditidae (Family) > Cuninae (Subfamily) > Cuna (Genus)
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  • Genus: Cuna

  • Cuna carditelloides (Suter, 1911)
    Width 2.5mm, Height 3mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off North, South, Chatham, Auckland and Campbell Islands
    ACFMAnE.
  • Cuna compressidens (Powell, 1933)
    Width 1.3mm, Height 1.4mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island East Coast, Northland to East Cape
    AE.
  • Cuna laqueus (Finlay, 1927)
    Width 2.6mm, Height 2.6mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South Island, Foveaux Strait, and Snares Islands
    FAnE.
  • Cuna manawatawhia (Powell, 1937)
    Width 2.6mm, Height 2.9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, Northland and Bay of Plenty
    AE.
  • Cuna mayi (Powell, 1930)
    Width 1.9mm, Height 2.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North Island. Off Northland to Cook Strait and NW Nelson
    ACE.
  • Cuna mendica (Dell, 1952)
    Width 1.8mm, Height 1.7mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Tasman Sea, west of North Island, in 980 metres
    CE.
  • Cuna waikukuensis (Powell, 1937)
    Width 1.7mm, Height 1.9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off North Cape, trawled in 53 metres
    AE.
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