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Molluscs of Tasmania

Trigoniidae: Neotrigonia gemma Iredale, 1924 (‘gem brooch-shell’)

Synonym(s): gemma Iredale, 1924.
Typical shell-length 15 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a couple of records from off the southeast coast.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Palaeoheterodonta
Order: Trigonioida
Superfamily: Trigonioidea
Family: Trigoniidae
Genus: Neotrigonia

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available