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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pectinidae – Camptonectinae: Delectopecten fosterianus (Powell, 1933) (‘Foster’s scallop’)

Synonym(s): fosterianus Powell, 1933.

Typical shell-length 20 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS only); also the Southern Ocean.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Ostreoida
Superfamily: Pectinoidea
Family: Pectinidae
Subfamily: Camptonectinae
Genus: Delectopecten

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