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Species List for Genus: Talochlamys
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Pteriomorphia (Subclass) > Pectinida (Order) > Pectinoidea (Superfamily) > Pectinidae (Family) > Pedinae (Subfamily) > Talochlamys (Genus)
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  • Genus: Talochlamys

  • Talochlamys dichroa (Suter, 1909)
    (=consociata Smith, =taiaroa Powell)
    Width 27mm, Height 30mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Chatham and southern Islands. In cod stomachs and trawled around 50-800 metres KACFMAnE.
  • Talochlamys gemmulata (Reeve, 1853)
    Width 68mm, Height 73mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. Trawled around 20-300 metres ACFME.
  • Talochlamys zelandiae (Gray, 1843)
    (=dieffenbachi Reeve, =zeelandona Hertlein, =suprasilis Finlay)
    Width 55mm, Height 58mm, Fan Shell, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart, Chatham and southern Islands. From low tide under rocks to over 40 metres. Often encased in sponge ACFMAnE.
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