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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pectinidae – Chlamydinae: Veprichlamys perillustris (Iredale, 1925) (‘shining scallop’)

Synonym(s): perillustris Iredale, 1925.
Typical shell-length 37 mm. Lives in offshore waters on mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Ostreoida
Superfamily: Pectinoidea
Family: Pectinidae
Subfamily: Chlamydinae
Genus: Veprichlamys

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available