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Key to 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 approxomation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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Bivalvia - Autobranchia - Pectinida - Family: Propeamussiidae



Genus: Catillopecten

Catillopecten murrayi (E.A.Smith, 1885)
Height 14.5mm
Coral Sea and Lord Howe Rise, 2561-2930 metres [A]
Catillopecten tasmani Dijkstra & Marshall, 2008
Height 10mm, Endemic
Eastern Tasman Sea and Bounty Trough, taken alive at 1373-1676 metres from foraminiferal ooze [CFE.]

Genus: Cyclopecten

Cyclopecten fluctuosus Dijkstra & Marshall, 2008
Height 6.5mm, Endemic
Tasman Basin and Bounty Trough, 1373-2154 metres [FE.]
Cyclopecten horridus Dijkstra, 1995
New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, and Kermadec Ridge [K.]
Cyclopecten kapalae Dijkstra, 1990
Height 3.6mm
Off North Island and northern South Island, New Zealand, 512-1573 metres. Also Southeastern Australia, Kermadec Islands, Lord Howe Rise, Norfolk Ridge [K.ACM]
Cyclopecten kermadecensis (E.A.Smith, 1885)
Height 7.5mm, Endemic
Kermadec Islands, 1097-1225 metres [K.E.]
Width 7mm, Height 7.5, Endemic
Tasman Sea, west of Nelson, trawled 510-1463 metres [CE.]
Cyclopecten secundus (Finlay, 1927)
Width 5mm, Height 4mm, Endemic
Off Three Kings Islands, North Cape, Whangaroa and Ranfurly Bank, 20-622 metres [AE.]
Cyclopecten textus Dijkstra & Marshall, 2008
Height 12.5mm, Endemic
Lord Howe Rise, 2928-2930 metres [AE.]

Genus: Parvamussium

Parvamussium cancellorum Dijkstra & Marshall, 2008
Length 7mm, Endemic
Norfolk Ridge, 442-774 metres [AE.]
Parvamussium cristatellum (Dautzenberg & Bavay, 1912)
SE Africa, Indonesia, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Lord Howe Rise, and Kermadec Ridge [K.]
Parvamussium maorium (Dell, 1956)
Width 12mm, Height 13mm, Endemic
North and South Island, Chatham Rise. Trawled 168 to over 1300 metres [ACFMAnE.]
Parvamussium retiolum Dijkstra, 1995 (=retiaculum Dijkstra & Marshall)
Height 13mm
West Norfolk Ridge, Kermadec Ridge, Three Kings Rise, and northern New Zealand, 316-1000 metres. Also Chesterfield Reefs (Coral Sea), New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, and Vanuatu [K.AC]
Parvamussium squalidulum Dijkstra, 1995
Height 7.8mm
Kermadec Islands, 146-610 metres. Also Coral Sea, Loyalty Islands, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna [K.]
Parvamussium vesiculatum Dijkstra, 1995
Height 7.6mm
West Norfolk Ridge, southern Kermadec Ridge, and northern New Zealand, 205-805 metres. Also Eastern Indonesia, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, Norfolk Ridge, Wallis and Futuna, Vanuatu [K.A]

Genus: Propeamussium

Propeamussium investigatoris (E.A.Smith, 1906)
Height 13mm
Off Mayor Island, 388-550 metres, off White Island, 292-477 metres off Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands, 530-567 metres [K.A]
Propeamussium meridionale (E.A.Smith, 1885)
Height 9mm
Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, Vanuatu, Lord Howe Rise, Norfolk Ridge, West Norfolk Ridge, Kermadec Islands, Three Kings Rise, Tasman Basin, and Bounty Trough, New Zealand, living at 619-5440 metres [K.ACAn]
Propeamussium sibogai (Dautzenberg & Bavay, 1904)
Height 60mm
South Africa, Japan, Philippines, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Colville Ridge, and Kermadec Islands, 183-710 metres [K.]

Genus: Sinepecten

Sinepecten segonzaci Schein, 2006
Height 24mm
Manus back-arc basin, Papua-New Guniea, and Brothers volcano, southern Kermadec Ridge [K.]