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Molluscs of Tasmania

Galeommatidae – Galeommatinae: Melliteryx acupuncta (Hedley, 1902) (‘pierced lepton’)

Synonym(s): acupuncta Hedley, 1902.
Typical shell-length 3.2 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Galeommatoidea
Family: Lasaeidae
Genus: Melliteryx

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