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Species List for Family: Myochamidae
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Euhetrodonta (Infraclass) > Anomalodesmata (Superorder) > Myochamoidea (Superfamily) > Myochamidae (Family)
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  • Family: Myochamidae

  • Hunkydora novozelandica (Reeve, 1859)
    Width 30mm, Height 19mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. In beach drift and dredged from around 5 to over 500 metres ACFE.
  • Hunkydora rakiura Marshall, 2002
    Marine, Endemic
    Stewart Island, Paterson Inlet FE.
  • Myadora antipodum E.A. Smith, 1880
    Width 14mm, Height 9mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Chatham Islands. Dredged from around 20-200 metres ACFME.
  • Myadora boltoni E.A. Smith, 1880
    Width 15mm, Height 10mm, Marine, Endemic, Almost smooth shell surface
    North and South Island, in fine silty sand ACE.
  • Myadora novaezelandiae E.A. Smith, 1880
    Width 10mm, Height 8mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart, Snares and Chatham Islands. Dredged from 45-180 metres ACFMAnE.
  • Myadora striata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)
    Width 42mm, Height 35mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South and Stewart Island. At low tide and shallow water ACFE.
  • Myadora subrostrata E.A. Smith, 1880
    Width 18mm, Height 14mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. From around 25-180 metres ACFME.
  • Myadoropsis wairua Marshall, 2002
    Length 5.1mm, Marine, Endemic
    N of Three Kings Islands AE.
  • Myochama tasmanica (Tenison-Woods, 1877)
    Width 18mm, Height 15mm, Marine
    Far North and Northland. East Otago, Fiordland to Stewart Island. Attached to bivalves. Also southern Tasmania AF
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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