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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pulvinitidae: Pulvinites exempla (Hedley, 1914) (‘exemplary couch-shell’)

Synonym(s): exempla Hedley, 1914.
Typical shell-length 75 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Pterioida
Superfamily: Pterioidea
Family: Pulvinitidae
Genus: Pulvinites

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