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Molluscs of Tasmania

Philobryidae: Lissarca rhomboidalis Verco, 1907 (‘rhomboid micromussel’)

Synonym(s): rhomboidalis Verco, 1907.

Typical shell-length 2.4 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread and common species, though apparently rarer along the N coast.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Arcoida
Superfamily: Limopsoidea
Family: Philobryidae
Genus: Lissarca

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