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Molluscs of Tasmania

Dentaliidae: Paradentalium octopleuron (Verco, 1911) (‘octopleuron tusk-shell’)

Synonym(s): octopleuron Verco, 1911.
Typical shell-length 20 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Scaphopoda
Subclass: Scaphopoda
Order: Dentaliida
Superfamily: Dentallidea
Family: Dentaliidae
Genus: Paradentalium

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available