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Molluscs of Tasmania

Verticordiidae: Spinosipella deshayesiana (P. Fischer, 1862) (‘ericia verticordia’)

Synonym(s): deshayesiana P. Fischer, 1862 ericia Hedley, 1911.

Typical shell-length 6.7 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA, WA and NT); also elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific. In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record from northern Bass Strait.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Pholadomyoida
Superfamily: Verticordioidea
Family: Verticordioidea
Genus: Spinosipella

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