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Molluscs of Tasmania

Dentaliidae: Fissidentalium horikoshii Okutani, 1982 (‘Horikoshi’s tusk-shell’)
Synonym(s): horikoshii Okutani, 1982.

Typical shell-length 55 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand. Native. Occurs in eastern Australia (QLD, NSW and TAS); also Japan.


Class: Scaphopoda
Subclass: Scaphopoda
Order: Dentaliida
Superfamily: Dentallidea
Family: Dentaliidae
Genus: Fissidentalium

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