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Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Autobranchia (Subclass) > Heteroconchia (Infraclass) > Euhetrodonta (Subterclass) > Anomalodesmata (Superorder) > Cuspidarioidea (Superfamily) > Cuspidariidae (Family) > Cuspidaria (Genus)
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  • Genus: Cuspidaria

  • Cuspidaria delli Knudsen, 1970
    Length 17.6mm, Height 9.4mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Tasman Sea, 4400 metres
    FE.
  • Cuspidaria fairchildi Suter, 1908
    Width 60mm, Height 26mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands, and Chatham Rise. Trawled around 130-650 metres
    ACFME.
  • Cuspidaria morelandi Dell, 1956
    Width 25mm, Height 16mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South Island. Off eastern Otago and Chatham Islands, trawled around 240-550 metres
    FME.
  • Cuspidaria morioria Dell, 1956
    Width 4.2mm, Height 2.7mm
    Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    Off Chatham Islands, trawled 240 metres
    MR.Fo.E.
  • Cuspidaria tuhua Dell, 1962
    Width 15mm, Height 11mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland to Bay of Plenty, trawled around 500 metres
    AE.
  • Cuspidaria willetti Fleming, 1948
    Width 22mm, Height 10mm
    Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands. Dredged around 25-60 metres
    ACFMR.Fo.E.
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