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Molluscs of Tasmania

Lucinidae – Lucininae: Nevenulora hilaira (Hedley, 1917) (‘hilaira lucine’)

Synonym(s): hilaira Hedley, 1917.

Typical shell-length 20 mm. Lives subtidally. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single locality on the east coast.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Lucinoidea
Family: Lucinidae
Subfamily: Lucininae
Genus: Nevenulora

Localities for Nevenulora hilaira
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