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Molluscs of Tasmania

Galeommatidae – Galeommatinae: Scintilla strangei Deshayes, 1856 (‘Strange’s lepton’)


strangei Deshayes, 1856
Typical shell-length 11 mm. Lives in offshore waters under rocks and stones. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (QLD, NSW and TAS). In Tasmanian waters, this species has been recorded off the east coast.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Galeommatoidea
Family: Galeommatidae
Genus: Scintillula

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available