Oblique Southern Cockle

Acrosterigma cygnorum (Deshayes, 1855)

The shells of this species are light but solid, ovate, and inflated. Coloured creamy white, sometimes with pinkish tiThis is the only representative of this genus group living in southern Australiange. Exterior sculpture of over 40 well-defined broad radial ribsThis is the only representative of this genus group living in southern Australia

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What habitats does Acrosterigma cygnorum live in?

In soft substrates

What is the distribution of Acrosterigma cygnorum?

Most states of Australia

How big does Acrosterigma cygnorum grow?

Can grow up to around 5cm

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