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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pectinidae – Chlamydinae: Mesopeplum fenestratum (Hedley, 1901) (‘windowed scallop’)

Synonym(s): fenestratum Hedley, 1901 hedleyi Dautzenberg, 1901 caroli Iredale, 1929.

Typical shell-length 40 mm. Lives in offshore waters on sand. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Ostreoida
Superfamily: Pectinoidea
Family: Pectinidae
Subfamily: Chlamydinae
Genus: Mesopeplum

Localities for Mesopeplum fenestratum
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