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Molluscs of Tasmania

Fissurellidae – Fissurellinae: Macroschisma productum A. Adams, 1851 (‘elongated keyhole-limpet’)

Synonym(s): productum A. Adams, 1850.

Typical shell-length 25 mm. As with all keyhole-limpets, the shell sits atop a much larger animal. Lives intertidally and subtidally atttached to stones and the shells of living molluscs. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Fissurelloidea
Family: Fissurellidae
Subfamily: Fissurellinae
Genus: Macroschisma

Localities for Macroschisma productum
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