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Molluscs of Tasmania

Thyasiridae: Channelaxinus benthicola (Iredale, 1930) (‘deepwater thyasira’)

Synonym(s): benthicola Iredale, 1930.

Typical shell-length 11 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Thyasiroidea
Family: Thyasiridae
Genus: Channelaxinus

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