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Species List for Subgenus: Taria
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Euhetrodonta (Infraclass) > Imparidentia (Superorder) > Venerida (Order) > Mactroidea (Superfamily) > Mesodesmatidae (Family) > Paphies (Genus) > Taria (Subgenus)
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  • Subgenus: Taria

  • Paphies (Taria) donacina (Spengler, 1793)
    (=quoyii Deshayes)
    Width 127mm, Height 98mm, Southern Tuatua, Marine, Endemic
    Lower North Island, South and Stewart Islands. More common in south CFE.
  • Paphies (Taria) subtriangulata (Gray in Wood, 1828)
    (=porrecta of authors not Marwick)
    Width 85mm, Height 60mm, Tuatua, Marine, Endemic
    North, upper South Island and Chatham Islands ACFME.
  • Paphies (Taria) ventricosa (Gray, 1843)
    Length 149mm, Height 91mm, Toheroa, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Islands 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