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Molluscs of Tasmania

Nuculanidae – Nuculaninae: Propeleda (Propeleda) ensicula (Angas, 1877) (‘razor-like nut-shell’)

Synonym(s): ensicula Angas, 1877 lefroyi Beddome, 1882.
Typical shell-length 13 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


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

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