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.
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
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced

Parvamussium squalidulum Dijkstra, 1995

Classification:Bivalvia - Autobranchia - Pectinida
Family:PROPEAMUSSIIDAE
Size/Grows to:Height 7.8mm
Distribution:Kermadec Islands, 146-610 metres. Also Coral Sea, Loyalty Islands, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna
Geographical Range:K.
References and Publications:
  • Dijkstra, H., Marshall, B.A. 2008: The Recent Pectinoidea of the New Zealand region (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae, Pectinidae and Spondylidae), Molluscan Research, 28 (p.12)
  • Dijkstra, H., Marshall, B.A. 1997: Pectinoidea (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae: Pectinidae) of Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island and the Kermadec Islands, Molluscan Research, 18 (p.81)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.