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Molluscs of Tasmania

Philobryidae: Cosa pharetra Iredale, 1931 (‘pharetra micromussel’)

Synonym(s): pharetra Iredale, 1931.

Typical shell-length 2.5 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record offshore from the east coast.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Arcoida
Superfamily: Limopsoidea
Family: Philobryidae
Genus: Cosa

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available