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Molluscs of Tasmania

Propeamussiidae: Propeamussium maorium (Dell, 1956) (‘Maori saucer-scallop’)

Synonym(s): maorium Dell, 1956.
Typical shell-length not yet determined. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC); also New Zealand. In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a couple of records offshore from the southeast coast.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Ostreoida
Superfamily: Pectinoidea
Family: Propeamussiidae
Genus: Propeamussium

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available