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Molluscs of Tasmania

Lepidomeniidae: Tegulaherpia tasmanica Salvini-Plawen, 1988 (‘Tasmanian aplacophoran’)

Synonym(s): tasmanica Salvini-Plawen, 1988.
Typical body-length 3.7 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS only). In Tasmanian waters, this species has been recorded from Bass Strait.


Class: Solenogastres
Subclass: Solenogastres
Order: Neomeniamorpha
Superfamily: Neomeniamorpha – unplaced
Family: Lepidomeniidae
Genus: Tegulaherpia

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available