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Molluscs of Tasmania

Mytilidae: Dacrydium fabale Hedley, 1904 (‘bean mussel’)

Synonym(s): fabale Hedley, 1904.

Typical shell-length 2 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: Mytiloida
Superfamily: Mytiloidea
Family: Mytilidae
Genus: Dacrydium

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available