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Molluscs of Tasmania

Veneridae – Callocardiinae: Callista (Striacallista) disrupta (G. B. Sowerby II, 1853) (‘broken-banded callista’)

Synonym(s): disrupta Sowerby, 1853 candida Deshayes, 1853.

Typical shell-length 40 mm. Lives subtidally in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Veneroidea
Family: Veneridae
Subfamily: Callocardiinae
Genus: Callista

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