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Molluscs of Tasmania

Limidae: Acesta sp nov (‘sp nov file-shell’)

Synonym(s): sp nov.
Typical shell-length not yet determined. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS and perhaps other states). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from deep waters well offshore to the south.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Limoida
Superfamily: Limoidea
Family: Limidae
Genus: Acesta

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available