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Molluscs of Tasmania

Glycymerididae: Tucetona sordida (Tate, 1891) (‘dirty dog-cockle’)

Synonym(s): sordida Tate, 1891 insignis Pilsbry, 1906.
Typical shell-length 25 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Arcoida
Superfamily: Limopsoidea
Family: Glycymerididae
Genus: Tucetona

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