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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cuspidariidae: Cardiomya TAS sp 01 (‘TAS sp 01 Cardiomya heart-shell’)


TAS sp 01

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 occurs well offshore, with the single available record from off the south coast.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Pholadomyoida
Superfamily: Cuspidarioidea
Family: Cuspidariidae
Genus: Cardiomya

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