NZ Mollusca

Nucula (Nucula) nitidulaformis Powell, 1971

Nucula nitidulaformis
MA71327. Holotype. Trawled off Aldermen Islands, Bay of Plenty © Auckland Museum CC BY
Classification: Mollusca - Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculida - Nuculidae: Nuculinae - Nucula (Nucula)
Family: NUCULIDAE: NUCULINAE
Size/Grows to: Height 4.5mm, Width 4.8mm, Thickness 2.9mm
Distribution: Bay of Plenty, North Island [A.]
Some known Localities
  • Off Aldermen Islands, 366-475 metres, Bay of Plenty, NZ, (holotype)
References:
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.356)

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