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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chaetodermatidae: Falcidens lipuros Scheltema, 1989 (‘fat-tailed aplacophoran’)

Synonym(s): lipuros Scheltema, 1989.

Typical body-length 6.7 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS and VIC).


Class: Caudofoveata
Subclass: Caudofoveata
Order: Chaetodermatida
Superfamily: Chaetodermatida – unplaced
Family: Chaetodermatidae
Genus: Falcidens

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