New Zealand Shells: Marine Bivalves


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SOLEMYIDAE

Solemya parkinsonii
A.C.F.E. from 0-300m, grow to 84mm.

Acharax clarificata
A.C.M.E. from 392-1168m, grow to 105mm.
MYTILIDAE

Arcuatula senhousia
A. on mudflats, grow to 30mm.

Musculus impactus
A.C.F.M. from 0-5m, grow to 48mm.

Gregariella barbata
A.C.M. from 0-100m, grow to 14mm.

Zelithophaga truncata
A.C.F.E. in soft rock at low tide, grow to 46mm.

Terua arcuatilis
C.M.E. deeper than 500m, grow to 31mm.

Gigantidas gladius
A.E. from 216-755m in hydrothermal areas, grow to 316mm.

Benthomodiolus lignocola
A.C.M.E. from 800-3000m, grow to 20mm.

Perna canaliculus
A.C.F.E. from 0-55m, grow to 241mm.

Mytilus planulatus
A.C.F.M.An. from 0-5m, grow to 150mm.

Aulacomya maoriana
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-5m, grow to 100mm.

Xenostrobus neozelanicus
A.C.F.An.E. upper tidal zone, grow to 34mm.

Xenostrobus securis
A.C.F.M. intertidal in estuaries, grow to 42mm.

Xenostrobus securis
A.C.F.M. intertidal in estuaries, grow to 42mm.

Modiolus areolatus
A.C.F.M.An. from 0-200m, grow to 115mm.
PINNIDAE, PTERIIDAE, MARGARITIDAE

Atrina zelandica
A.C.F.E. from 0-45m, grow to 447mm.

Pteria levitata
K.A. from 10-80m, grow to 70mm.

Pinctada maculata
K.A. from 0-20m, grow to 60mm.

Pinctada sugillata
K.A. drifted from New Caledonia, grow to 40mm.
OSTREIDAE, CLEIDOTHAERIDAE

Magallana gigas
A.C. from 0-5m, grow to 242mm.

Saccostrea glomerata
A.C.M. at mid tide, grow to 90mm.

Ostrea chilensis (lutaria form)
A.C.F.M. from 0-80m, grow to 105mm.

Ostrea chilensis (heffordi form)
F.E. from 0-80m, grow to 55mm.

Ostrea chilensis (charlottae form)
C.F.M. from 50-150m, grow to 127mm.

Lopha cristagalli
K.A. drifted from Australia, grow to 34mm.

Cleidothaerus albidus
A.C.M. on low tide rocks, grow to 79mm.
ANOMIIDAE

Anomia trigonopsis
A.C.E. from 0-60m, grow to 82mm.

Monia zelandica
A.C.F.M.An. from 0-250m, grow to 77mm.

Anomia sp.
Unknown.

Anomia sp.
Unknown.

Anomia sp.
Unknown.

Monia sp.
Unknown.
PECTINIDAE

Pecten novaezelandiae
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-150m, grow to 178mm.

Pecten novaezelandiae
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-150m, grow to 178mm.

Pecten novaezelandiae (rakiura form)
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-150m, grow to 178mm.

Talochlamys zelandiae
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-1000m, grow to 50mm.

Talochlamys zelandiae
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-1000m, grow to 50mm.

Talochlamys zelandiae (suprasilis form)
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-1000m, grow to 40mm.

Talochlamys zelandiae (zeelandona form)
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-1000m, grow to 40mm.

Talochlamys zelandiae (dieffenbachi form)
C.F.M.E. from 0-500m, grow to 60mm.

Talochlamys gemmulata
A.C.F.M.E. from 10-293m, grow to 73mm.

Talochlamys gemmulata (suteri form)
C.E. from 10-293m, grow to 73mm.

Talochlamys gemmulata (radiata form)
F.E. from 10-293m, grow to 65mm.

Talochlamys gemmulata (northern form)
F.E. from 10-293m, grow to 40mm.

Zygochlamys delicatula
A.C.F.M.An. from 6-650m, grow to 91mm.

Zygochlamys sp.
Unknown.

Talochlamys dichroa
K.A.C.F.M.An.E. from 70-800m, grow to 48mm.

Talochlamys dichroa (consociata form)
K.A.C.F.M.An.E. from 70-800m, grow to 48mm.

Veprichlamys kiwaensis
A.C.F.M.An. from 250-1200m, grow to 35mm.

Annachlamys iredalei
K. from 15-183m, grow to 40mm.

Mesopeplum convexum (southern form)
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-300m, grow to 70mm.

Mesopeplum convexum (northern form)
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-300m, grow to 70mm.

Delectopecten fosterianus
A.C.F.M. from 350-1600m, grow to 20mm.
PROPEAMUSSIIDAE

Parvamussium maorium
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 170-3000m, grow to 17mm.

Propeamussium investigatoris
K.A. from 300-800m, grow to 24mm.
LIMIDAE

Limaria orientalis
A.C.F. from 0-60m, grow to 37mm.

Limatula maoria
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-800m, grow to 41mm.

Lima zealandica
F.M.An.E. from 0-200m, grow to 84mm.

Escalima regularis
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 50-750m, grow to 18mm.

Divarilima sydneyensis
K.A.M. from 0-300m, grow to 8mm.

Acesta maui
C.M.An.E. from 250-1200m, grow to 186mm.

Acesta saginata
K.A. from 550-1650m, grow to 120mm.
LIMOPSIDAE, PHILOBRYIDAE

Limopsis proceritas
A.E. from 700-4000m, grow to 25mm.

Philobrya munita
A.C.F.M.An.E. intertidal, grow to 7mm.
ARCIDAE, GLYCYMERIDIDAE

Barbatia novaezealandiae
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-150m, grow to 79mm.

Acar sandersonae
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-300m, grow to 31mm.

Anadara trapezia (subrecent)
A. from 0-50m, grow to 101mm.

Tucetona laticostata
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-100m, grow to 124mm.

Glycymeris modesta
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-100m, grow to 31mm.
CARDITIDAE

Purpurocardia purpurata
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-250m, grow to 45mm.

Purpurocardia reinga
A.E. from 0-150m, grow to 33mm.

Cardita distorta
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-250m, grow to 40mm.

Powellina brookesi
A.E. under stones at low tide, grow to 15mm.

Pleuromeris zelandica
A.C.F.E. from 10-250m, grow to 14mm.

Pleuromeris paucicostata
A.E. from 30-70m, grow to 9mm.

Pleuromeris latiuscula
A.E. from 20-50m, grow to 3mm.
VERTICORDIIDAE

Spinosipella cf. deshayesiana
K.A.C. from 170-1000m, grow to 27mm.
LASAEIDAE, CRASSATELLIDAE

Myllita stowei
A.C.F.E. from 0-10m, grow to 16mm.

Borniola reniformis
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-200m, grow to 11mm.

Kellia cycladiformis
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-220m, grow to 20mm.

Talabrica bellula
A.C.F.E. from 10-100m, grow to 28mm.
LUCINIDAE, THYASIRIDAE

Divalucina cumingi
A.C.F.M. from 0-250m, grow to 45mm.

Gonimyrtea concinna
A.C.E. from 45-230m, grow to 10mm.

Lucinoma galathea
C.F.M.E. from 150-900m, grow to 55mm.

Maorithyas flemingi
An.E. from 5-50m, grow to 10mm.
UNGULINIDAE

Zemysina striatula
A.C.M.E. from 0-100m, grow to 20mm.

Zemysina globus
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 5-130m, grow to 30mm.

Zemysia zelandica
A.C.F.M. from 0-150m, grow to 28mm.

Zemysia rakiura
F.M.E. from 0-100m, grow to 13mm.
VENERIDAE

Dosinia subrosea
A.C.E. from 0-10m, grow to 75mm.

Dosinia anus
A.C.E. from 0-10m, grow to 83mm.

Dosinia maoriana
A.C.M.E. from 5-50m, grow to 47mm.

Dosinia lambata
A.C.E. from 0-60m, grow to 41mm.

Dosinia greyi
A.C.E. from 5-50m, grow to 55mm.

Austrovenus stutchburyi
A.C.F.M.An.E. on tidal mudflats, grow to 81mm.

Tawera spissa
A.C.F.M. from 5-250m, grow to 35mm.

Bassina yatei
A.C.F.E. from 5-15m, grow to 67mm.

Leukoma crassicosta
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-5m, grow to 61mm.

Austrovenus stutchburyi (aucklandica form)
A.C.F.M.An.E. on tidal mudflats, grow to 81mm.

Tawera phenax
F.An.E. from 100-200m, grow to 61mm.

Tawera marionae
F.M.E. from 100-200m, grow to 35mm.

Tawera sp.
Unknown.

Venerupis largillierti
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-20m, grow to 76mm.

Venerupis largillierti
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-20m, grow to 76mm.

Irus reflexus
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-5m, grow to 31mm.

Irus elegans
A.C.F.E. from 0-5m, grow to 60mm.

Dosina mactracea
A.C.F.E. from 0-180m, grow to 71mm.

Dosina mactracea (crebra form)
A.C.E. from 2-25m, grow to 50mm.

Gomphina maorum
A.E. from 5-100m, grow to 20mm.

Notocallista multistriata
A.C.F.E. from 10-250m, grow to 35mm.
MESODESMATIDAE

Paphies australis
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-2m, grow to 95mm.

Paphies australis (aucklandicum form)
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-2m, grow to 95mm.

Paphies subtriangulata
A.C.F.M.E. intertidal, grow to 99mm.

Paphies subtriangulata (forsterianum form)
M.E. intertidal, grow to 95mm.

Paphies subtriangulata (porrecta form)
M.E. intertidal, grow to 95mm.

Paphies donacina
C.F.E. intertidal, grow to 105mm.

Paphies ventricosa
A.C.F.E. intertidal, grow to 169mm.
MACTRIDAE

Spisula discors
A.C.F.E. from 0-10m, grow to 82mm.

Spisula murchisoni
A.C.F.E. from 0-10m, grow to 99mm.

Crassula aequilatera
A.C.F.E. from 0-10m, grow to 78mm.

Cyclomactra ovata
A.C.F.M.E. in mud at low tide, grow to 104mm.

Oxyperas elongatum
A.C.F.M.E. from 5-100m, grow to 112mm.

Cyclomactra tristis
A.C.E. in low tide mud at river mouths, grow to 75mm.

Scalpomactra scalpellum
A.C.F.E. from 5-250m, grow to 35mm.

Maorimactra ordinaria
A.C.E. from 0-10m, grow to 23mm.

Resania lanceolata
A.C.F.E. from 0-10m, grow to 121mm.

Zenatia acinaces
A.C.F.E. from 5-80m, grow to 118mm.
PSAMMOBIIDAE

Hiatula siliquens
A.C.F.E. from 0-10m, grow to 50mm.

Hiatula nitida
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-10m, grow to 85mm.

Gari stangeri
A.C.F.M.E. from 5-30m, grow to 77mm.

Gari lineolata
A.C.F.M.E. from 5-15m, grow to 69mm.

Gari convexa
A.C.F.M.E. from 5-50m, grow to 85mm.
TELLINIDAE

Macomona liliana
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-5m, grow to 82mm.

Pseudarcopagia disculus
A.C.F.M.E. from 0-10m, grow to 40mm.

Bartschicoma gaimardi
A.C.F.E. from 0-10m, grow to 76mm.

Ardeamya spenceri
A.C.F.E. from 0-15m, grow to 64mm.

Serratina charlottae
A.C.F.M.E. from 20-200m, grow to 39mm.

Bartschicoma edgari
A.C.E. from 5-20m, grow to 52mm.

Moerella huttoni
A.C.F.E. from 5-25m, grow to 18mm.

Elliptotellina urinatoria
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 30-250m, grow to 10mm.
CARDIIDAE, SEMELIDAE

Pratulum pulchellum
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 20-250m, grow to 33mm.

Theora lubrica
A.C. from 0-10m, grow to 10mm.

Leptomya retiaria
A.C.F.E. from 0-80m, grow to 25mm.
NUCULIDAE

Linucula hartvigiana
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-10m, grow to 9mm.

Nucula nitidula
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-110m, grow to 8mm.

Ennucula strangei
A.C.F.M.E. from 5-50m, grow to 15mm.

Varinucula gallinacea
A.C.M.E. from 20-160m, grow to 11mm.
NUCULANIDAE

Poroleda lanceolata
A.C.F.M.E. from 10-250m, grow to 18mm.

Saccella maxwelli
A.C.F.M.E. from 20-200m, grow to 10mm.

Jupiteria wolffi
C.M.E. from 250-700m, grow to 8mm.
MALLETIIDAE

Neilo australis
A.C.F.M.E. from 10-700m, grow to 34mm.

Neilo wairoana delli
C.E. from 400-800m, grow to 33mm.

Neilo annectens
C.F.E. from 500-1000m, grow to 43mm.

Neilo blacki
C.E. from 800-2000m, grow to 37mm.

Malletia aoteana
C.E. from 600-2400m, grow to 16mm.
TEREDINIDAE, PHOLADIDAE, CORBULIDAE

Bankia australis
A.C. in decaying wood on mudflats, width to 14mm.

Barnea similis
A.C.F.M.E. in soft intertidal rock, grow to 102mm.

Pholadidea suteri
A.C.F.E. intertidal in soft rock, grow to 50mm.

Pholadidea tridens
A.M.E. intertidal in soft rock, grow to 30mm.

Corbula zelandica
A.C.F.M.E. from 5-150m, grow to 15mm.
HIATELLIDAE

Panopea zelandica
A.C.F.E. from 5-20m, grow to 150mm.

Panopea smithae
A.C.F.M.E. from 5-200m, grow to 119mm.

Hiatella sp.
A.C.F.M.An. from 0-300m, grow to 25mm.
MYOCHAMIDAE

Myadora striata
A.C.F.E. from 0-5m, grow to 47mm.

Myadora boltoni
A.C.E. from 0-10m, grow to 17mm.

Myadora subrostrata
A.C.F.M.E. from 10-230m, grow to 20mm.

Myadora antipodum
A.C.F.M.E. from 20-700m, grow to 16mm.

Hunkydora novozelandica
A.C.F.E. from 30-200m, grow to 32mm.

Myadora novaezelandiae
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 45-200m, grow to 10mm.

Myochama tasmanica
A.F. from 5-15m, grow to 20mm.
THRACIIDAE

Asthenothaerus maxwelli
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 5-50m, grow to 55mm.

Thracia vegrandis
A.C.E. from 10-80m, grow to 30mm.

Thracia vitrea
A.C.F.E. from 2-300m, grow to 20mm.
PERIPLOMATIDAE, PARILIMYIDAE, EUCIROIDAE

Offadesma angasi
A.C.F.M. from 0-250m, grow to 104mm.

Parilimya neozelanica
A.C.F.E. from 30-500m, grow to 46mm.

Parilimya maoria
A.E. from 350-800m, grow to 45mm.

Euciroa galatheae
A.C.M.E. from 300-900m, grow to 59mm.
CUSPIDARIIDAE

Pseudoneaera wellmani
A.C.F.E. from 8-65m, grow to 7mm.

Rhinoclama trailli
A.C.F.An.E. from 10-250m, grow to 16mm.

Cuspidaria willetti
A.C.F.M.E. from 25-80m, grow to 30mm.

Cuspidaria fairchildi
A.C.F.M.E. from 150-1000m, grow to 68mm.
GAIMARDIIDAE

Gaimardia trapesina
An. from 0-20m, grow to 35mm.

Gaimardia forsteriana
F.M.E. on low tide seaweed, grow to 5mm.

Kidderia costata
A.C.F.M.An.E. from 0-100m, grow to 7mm.