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Species List for Subfamily: Cuninae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Archiheterodonta (Infraclass) > Carditida (Order) > Carditoidea (Superfamily) > Condylocardiidae (Family) > Cuninae (Subfamily)
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  • Subfamily: Cuninae

  • Cuna carditelloides (Suter, 1911)
    Width 2.5mm, Height 3mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off North, South, Chatham, Auckland and Campbell Islands ACFMAnE.
  • Cuna compressidens (Powell, 1933)
    Width 1.3mm, Height 1.4mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island East Coast, Northland to East Cape AE.
  • Cuna laqueus (Finlay, 1927)
    Width 2.6mm, Height 2.6mm, Marine, Endemic
    South Island, Foveaux Strait, and Snares Islands FAnE.
  • Cuna manawatawhia (Powell, 1937)
    Width 2.6mm, Height 2.9mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off Three Kings Islands, Northland and Bay of Plenty AE.
  • Cuna mayi (Powell, 1930)
    Width 1.8mm, Height 2.3mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island. Off Northland to Cook Strait and NW Nelson ACE.
  • Cuna mendica (Dell, 1952)
    Width 1.8mm, Height 1.7mm, Marine, Endemic
    Tasman Sea, west of North Island, in 980 metres CE.
  • Cuna waikukuensis (Powell, 1937)
    Width 1.7mm, Height 1.9mm, Marine, Endemic
    Off North Cape, trawled in 53 metres AE.
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.
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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