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Molluscs of Tasmania

Nuculidae: Ennucula obliqua (Lamarck, 1819) (‘oblique nutlet-shell’)

Synonym(s): obliqua Lamarck, 1819 simlex A. Adams, 1856 non Deshayes, 1842 strangei A. Adams, 1856 antipodum Hanley, 1860 consobrina A. Adams & Angas, 1863 tenisoni Pritchard, 1896 duritas Iredale, 1931.

Typical shell-length 15 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Protobranchia
Order: Nuculoida
Superfamily: Nuculoidea
Family: Nuculidae
Genus: Ennucula

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