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Molluscs of Tasmania

Calliodentaliidae: Calliodentalium crocinum (Dall, 1907) (‘saffron tusk-shell’)

Synonym(s): crocinum Dall, 1907.

Typical shell-length 60 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand and mud. Native. Occurs all around Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA, WA and NT); not recorded elsewhere.


Class: Scaphopoda
Subclass: Scaphopoda
Order: Dentaliida
Superfamily: Dentallidea
Family: Calliodentaliidae
Genus: Calliodentalium

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available