NZ Mollusca

Nucula (Nucula) certisinus Finlay, 1930

Nucula certisinus
MA70551. Lectotype. Dredged off Doubtless Bay, Northland © Auckland Museum CC BY
Classification: Mollusca - Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculida - Nuculidae: Nuculinae - Nucula (Nucula)
Family: NUCULIDAE: NUCULINAE
Size/Grows to: Height 1.6mm, Width 1.8mm
Distribution: Doubtless Bay, Northland [A.]
Notes: Endemic
Some known Localities
  • Doubtless Bay, 22 metres, Northland, NZ, (lectotype)
  • Poor Knights Islands, Northland, NZ, 50 feet
References:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.355)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.