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Molluscs of Tasmania

Galeommatidae – Montacutinae: Montacuta semiradiata Tate, 1889 (‘semiradiated lepton’)

Synonym(s): semiradiata Tate, 1881.
Typical shell-length 2.0 mm. Lives subtidally. Native. southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA); also New Zealand. In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record from the northwest coast.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Galeommatoidea
Family: Montacutidae
Genus: Montacuta

Localities for Montacuta semiradiata
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