Cleidothaerus albidus

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Cleidothaeridae)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Cleidothaerus albidus
Cleidothaerus albidus (Lamarck, 1819) (AM MA70176-7).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Anomalodesmata
Superfamily: Myochamoidea
Family: Cleidothaeridae
Hedley, 1918
Genus: Cleidothaerus
Stutchbury, 1830
C. albidus
Binomial name
Cleidothaerus albidus
(Lamarck, 1819)

Cleidothaerus albidus is a bivalve mollusc of the family Cleidothaeridae, the only member of its genus and family. It is endemic to southeast Australia and the North Island of New Zealand, including the Chatham Islands.


  • Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
  • Photo