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Molluscs of Tasmania

Galeommatidae – Montacutinae: Parvikellia ovata (Tate, 1887) (‘ovate lepton’)

Synonym(s): ovata Tate, 1886.
Typical shell-length 2.0 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Galeommatoidea
Family: Galeommatidae
Genus: Parvikellia

Localities for Parvikellia ovata
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