Carditidae – Venericardiinae: Purpurocardia purpurata (Deshayes, 1854) (‘Quoy’s false-cockle’)
Synonym(s): purpurata Deshayes, 1854.
Typical shell-length 45 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).
no coastal locality records for this species currently available