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Molluscs of Tasmania

Carditidae – Carditamerinae: Vimentum dilectum (E. A. Smith, 1885) (‘bald false-cockle’)

Synonym(s): dilectum E. A. Smith, 1885.
Typical shell-length 5.0 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore amongst shell debris. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Carditoidea
Family: Carditidae
Subfamily: Carditamerinae
Genus: Vimentum

Localities for Vimentum dilectum
Vimentum dilectum
Vimentum dilectum
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