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Molluscs of Tasmania

Semelidae: Theora (Theora) lubrica Gould, 1861 (‘Asian semele’)

Synonym(s): lubrica Gould, 1861.
Typical shell-length 15 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally in sand and mud. Non-native. Occurs in southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC and WA).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Tellinoidea
Family: Semelidae
Genus: Theora

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