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Molluscs of Tasmania

Condylocardiidae – Carditellinae: Carditellopsis elegantula (Tate & May, 1901) (‘elegant false-cockle’)

Synonym(s): elegantula Tate & May, 1901.

Typical shell-length 4.0 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Carditoidea
Family: Carditidae
Subfamily: Carditamerinae
Genus: Carditellopsis

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