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Molluscs of Tasmania

Nuculanidae – Ledellinae: Ledella pala (Hedley, 1907) (‘pala nut-shell’)

Synonym(s): pala Hedley, 1907.

Typical shell-length 4.2 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record offshore from the east coast.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Protobranchia
Order: Nuculoida
Superfamily: Nuculanoidea
Family: Nuculanidae
Subfamily: Ledellinae
Genus: Ledella

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available