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Molluscs of Tasmania

Mactridae – Mactrinae: Mactra (Nannomactra) pusilla A. Adams, 1856 (‘flea-like trough-shell’)

Synonym(s): pusilla A. Adams, 1855.

Typical shell-length 25 mm. Lives subtidally in sand. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Mactroidea
Family: Mactridae
Subfamily: Mactrinae
Genus: Mactra

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