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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cyamiidae: Reloncavia mactroides Tate & May, 1900 (‘trough-like bean-shell’)

Synonym(s): mactroides Tate & May, 1900.
Typical shell-length 2.0 mm. Lives subtidally in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Cyamioidea
Family: Cyamiidae
Genus: Reloncavia

Localities for Reloncavia mactroides

Ansons Bay
Bangor: Two Mile Beach
Bicheno: Cod Rock
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Binalong Bay: beach
Binalong Bay: Dora Point
Binalong Bay: Jeanneret Beach
Blackmans Bay
Black River Beach: northern end
Black River Beach: southern end
Bridport: beach
Burnie: Sulphur Creek
Cape Portland (unlocalised)
Carlton: Park Beach
Chain of Lagoons: Piccaninny Point
Denison Beach: Porch Rocks
Dover: Roaring Bay Beach
Eaglehawk Neck: western side
Electrona: Peggys Beach
Flinders Island: E coast (unlocalised)
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Beach: southern end
Flinders Island: Patriarch Inlet
Flinders Island: SE coast
Friendly Beaches
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Greens Beach: main beach
Hawley Beach: foreshore towards Point Sorell
King Island: Colliers Beach
King Island: Fitzmaurice Bay
Little Swanport: mouth
Little Swanport (unlocalised)
Maria Island: Bloodstone Point
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Encampment Cove
Maria Island: Four Mile Beach
Maria Island: Howells Point & Painted Cliffs
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marrawah (unlocalised)
New Harbour
North Bruny Island: Bull Bay
Nubeena: White Beach
Okehampton Bay (unlocalised)
Orford: Spring Beach
Pirates Bay: near landing
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Port Arthur: Denmans Cove
Primrose Beach to Carlton Bluff
Ralphs Bay: Richardsons Beach
Rheban Beach
Rocky Cape: Forwards Beach
Rocky Cape: Mary Anne Cove area
Seymour Beach: northern end
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Cemetery Bluff
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Grass Point
Southport: Roaring Beach
Stanley: Anthony Beach
Stanley: East Inlet
Stanley: Perkins Bay & West Inlet
Stanley: Tatlows Beach
Swanwick: foreshore
Tamar River: Bell Bay: power-station jetty
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Taroona: Alum Cliffs
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: Coffeys Gulch
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
Tinderbox Beach
Triabunna: Plain Place Beach

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