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Species List for Genus: Dosinia
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Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Autobranchia (Subclass) > Heteroconchia (Infraclass) > Euhetrodonta (Subterclass) > Imparidentia (Superorder) > Venerida (Order) > Veneroidea (Superfamily) > Veneridae (Family) > Dosinia (Genus)
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  • Genus: Dosinia

  • Dosinia anus (Philippi, 1848)
    Width 77mm, Height 70mm
    Coarse Dosinia, Marine, Endemic
    North Island and northern part of South Island
    ACE.
  • Dosinia greyi Zittel, 1865
    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)
    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
    Width 42mm, Height 40mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, northern part of South Island and Chatham Islands
    ACME.
  • Dosinia subrosea (Gray, 1835)
    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