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Molluscs of Tasmania

Gadilidae: Cadulus occiduus (Verco, 1911) (‘perished tusk-shell’)

Synonym(s): occiduus Verco, 1911.

Typical shell-length 10 mm. Lives intertidally to offshore in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Scaphopoda
Subclass: Scaphopoda
Order: Gadilida
Superfamily: Gadilimorpha
Family: Gadilidae
Genus: Cadulus

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available