CYCLOCHLAMYDIDAE

Cyclochlamys bacata

Dijkstra & Marshall, 2008

Figures

 

     Holotype (lv)

                          

Original name  Cyclochlamys bacata Dijkstra & Marshall, 2008
Autoreference   Dijkstra & Marshall, 2008: 25, figs 21, 22B, 22F, 22G.
Reference   Dijkstra, H.H. & B.A. Marshall, 2008. The Recent Pectinoidea of the New Zealand region (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae, Pectinidae and Spondylidae). - Molluscan Research 28(1): 1-88, 70 figs.
Type data   Holotype (lv: H 1.55 mm) Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (NMNZ M.107576). Type locality: New Zealand, W Norfolk Ridge, Wanganella Bank, summit, 32*32.6'S, 167*29.2'E, 133 m, dead, RV 'Tangaroa', 29.i.1981.
Description

  Shell small up to 1.90 mm high, inequilaterial, slightly posteriorly oblique, auricles unequal in size, translucent white.

  Left valve disc and auricles sculptured with radial rows of prominent, radially elongate, ovate hollow nodules, stronger on disc than on auricles, multiplying by intercalation. Internal riblets lacking.

Distribution

 

SW South Island, New Zealand (TL)

Habitat   Shells bathyally on soft bottom assemblages.