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Molluscs of Tasmania

Galeommatidae – Montacutinae: Mysella vitrea Laseron, 1956 (‘glassy lepton’)

Synonym(s): vitrea Laseron, 1956.
Typical shell-length 3.6 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record from the southeast coast.


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

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available