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Mollusca (Chitons, Gastropods,

Bivalves and Cephalopods)


Bivalvia

Clams, mussels and kin

Common name & details

Atrina pectinata? Phillipines
Atrina zelandica New Zealand horse mussel
Ctenoides ales Electric clam (Raja Ampat, West Papua)
Pecten novaezelandiae Common scallop (Fiordland, New Zealand)
Pedum species Burrowing clam (Raja Ampat, West Papua)
Pedum spondyloideum Burrowing clam (Fiji)
  Pteria penguin Penguin wing oyster (Raja Ampat, West Papua)
  Pteria tortirostris Oyster (Raja Ampat, West Papua)
  Spondylus varians Variable thorny oyster
  Tridacna crocea Burrowing clam (Raja Ampat, West Papua)
  Tridacna gigas Giant clam
     
     

Cephalopoda

Octopuses, squid, cuttlefish & nautilus

Common name & details

Amphioctopus marginatus Coconut octopus (Lembeh Straits)
Metasepia pfefferi Flamboyant cuttlefish (Lembeh Straits)
Nautilus pompilius Chambered Nautilus
Nototodarus sloanii Squid (Kaikoura, New Zealand)
Octopus briareus Caribbean reef octopus (Belize)
  Octopus maorum Common New Zealand octopus
  Sepia aculeata Needle cuttlefish (Raja Ampat)
  Sepia latimanus Reef cuttlefish (Sulawesi)
  Sepia papuensis Papuan cuttlefish? (West Papua)
  Sepioteuthis australis Southern calamari squid (Australia)
  Sepioteuthis sepioidea Caribbean reef squid (Bahamas)
  Thaumoctopus mimicus Mimic octopus (Lembeh Straits)
  Wunderpus photogenicus Wunderpus (Philippines)
     

Gastropoda

Snails and slugs

Common name & details

Acochlideacea  
Aegiretidae  
Aglajidae  
Archidodiridae  
Chromodorididae  
  Dorididae  
  Discodorididae  
  Glaucidae  
  Hydrobiidae Mud snails
  Onchiidae  
  Ovulidae False cowries
  Phyllidiidae  
  Plakobranchidae  
  Polyceridae  
  Strombidae Conchs
     

Polyplacophora

Chitons

Common name & details

Cryptoconchus porosus Butterfly chiton and seastar (New Zealand)
Plaxiphora caelata "Hairy" chiton (New Zealand)
   
   
   
     
     

 


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