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Molluscs of Tasmania

Nuculanidae – Nuculaninae: Nuculana dohrni (Hanley, 1861) (‘Dohrn’s nut-shell’)

Synonym(s): dohrni Hanley, 1861 hanleyi Angas, 1873.

Typical shell-length 6.3 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Protobranchia
Order: Nuculoida
Superfamily: Nuculanoidea
Family: Nuculanidae
Subfamily: Nuculaninae
Genus: Nuculana

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