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Species List for Subfamily: Martesiinae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Euhetrodonta (Infraclass) > Imparidentia (Superorder) > Myida (Order) > Pholadoidea (Superfamily) > Pholadidae (Family) > Martesiinae (Subfamily)
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  • Subfamily: Martesiinae

  • Pholadidea acherontea Beu & Climo, 1974
    Width 26mm, Height 17mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Island. Dredged around 35-600 metres ACFE.
  • Pholadidea suteri Lamy, 1926
    (=spathulata Sowerby)
    Width 52mm, Height 20mm, Marine, Endemic
    North and South Island. Intertidal, boring into soft rock ACFE.
  • Pholadidea tridens (Gray, 1843)
    Length 28mm, Height 14mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands ACME.
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