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Molluscs of Tasmania

Mytilidae: Solamen recens (Tate, 1897) (‘recent mussel’)

Synonym(s): recens Tate, 1897.

Typical shell-length 17 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Mytiloida
Superfamily: Mytiloidea
Family: Mytilidae
Genus: Solamen

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