NZ Mollusca

Yoldiella powelli (Dell, 1950)

Yoldiella powelli
Holotype of Ovaleda powelli, collected in 179 metres, off Great Island, Three Kings Islands, NZ (M.004722), 4mm © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
Classification: Mollusca - Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanida - Yoldiidae: Yoldiellinae - Yoldiella
Size/Grows to: Length 4.4mm, Height 3.2mm
Distribution: Off Three Kings Islands and Northland [A.]
Notes: Endemic
Some known Localities
  • S of Great Island, 179 metres, Three Kings Islands, NZ, (holotype of Ovaleda powelli Dell, 1950)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.361)

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