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Molluscs of Tasmania

Sareptidae: Sarepta tellinaeformis Hedley, 1901 (‘tellin-shaped sarepta’)

Synonym(s): tellinaeformis Hedley, 1901.
Typical shell-length 9.5 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Protobranchia
Order: Nuculoida
Superfamily: Nuculanoidea
Family: Sareptidae
Genus: Sassia

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