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

  • Pleuromeris benthicola Powell, 1937
    Width 2.6mm, Height 2.3mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, and isolated records off Northland
    AE.
  • Pleuromeris finlayi Powell, 1938
    Marine, Fossil, Endemic
    Fo.E.
  • Pleuromeris hectori Powell, 1938
    Marine, Recent, Fossil, Endemic
    R.Fo.E.
  • Pleuromeris latiuscula Powell, 1937
    Width 2.2mm, Height 2.2mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Northland to East Cape
    AE.
  • Pleuromeris marshalli (Marwick, 1924)
    Width 6mm, Height 6.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    South, Stewart, Chatham, Bounty and Auckland Islands
    FMAnE.
  • Pleuromeris paucicostata Laws, 1940
    Width 7.5mm, Height 9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Northland to Bay of Plenty. Dredged to around 110 metres
    AE.
  • Pleuromeris ultima Dell, 1956
    Width 8.5mm, Height 7.5mm
    Marine, Endemic
    Off Chatham Islands 210-600 metres
    ME.
  • Pleuromeris zelandica (Deshayes, 1854)
    Width 10mm, Height 9mm
    Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. Below low tide to over 200 metres
    ACFE.
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