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Molluscs of Tasmania

Limidae: Limatula siligo Fleming, 1978 (‘wheaten file-shell’)

Synonym(s): siligo Fleming, 1978.
Typical shell-length 5.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southern Australia (TAS, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, shells that match the description of this species have turned up in dredged samples from off the southeast coast.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Limoida
Superfamily: Limoidea
Family: Limidae
Genus: Limatula

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