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Molluscs of Tasmania

Laevidentaliidae: Laevidentalium lubricatum (G.B. Sowerby II, 1860) (‘polished tusk-shell’)

Synonym(s): lubricatum Sowerby, 1869.

Typical shell-length 25 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand. Native. Occurs all around Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA, WA and NT); not recorded elsewhere.


Class: Scaphopoda
Subclass: Scaphopoda
Order: Dentaliida
Superfamily: Dentallidea
Family: Laevidentaliidae
Genus: Laevidentalium

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available