NZ Mollusca

Adacnarca ornata (Crozier, 1966)

Classification: Mollusca - Bivalvia - Pteriomorphia - Arcida - Philobryidae - Adacnarca
Size/Grows to: Length 1.8mm, Height 2mm
Distribution: North of Three Kings Island, trawled in 800 metres [A.E.]
Some known Localities
  • Three Kings Trough, NW of Three Kings Islands, 805 metres, NZ, (holotype of Austrosarepta ornata Crozier, 1966) *2
  • Three Kings Trough, NW of Three Kings Islands, 622 metres, NZ *2
  • Middlesex Bank, off Three Kings Islands, 246-291 metres, NZ *2
  • Huber, M. 2010 Compendium of Bivalves 1, ConchBooks: Hackenheim, Germany (p.541)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979 New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.369)

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

*2 © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND