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Molluscs of Tasmania

Condylocardiidae – Condylocardiinae: Condylocardia limaeformis Cotton, 1930 (‘file-like condyl-clam’)

Synonym(s): limaeformis Cotton, 1930 adelaideana Cotton & Godfrey, 1938 kunopia Laseron, 1953.

Typical shell-length 1.2 mm. Lives subtidally in coarse sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread and common species.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Carditoidea
Family: Condylocardiidae
Subfamily: Condylocardiinae
Genus: Condylocuna

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