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Molluscs of Tasmania

Propeamussiidae: Cyclopecten kapalae Dijkstra, 1990 (‘Kapala’s scallop’)

Synonym(s): kapalae Dijkstra, 1990.

Typical shell-length 6 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand and mud. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC); also New Zealand.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Ostreoida
Superfamily: Pectinoidea
Family: Propeamussiidae
Genus: Cyclopecten

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