Blue-tinged Dosinia

Dosinia caerulea Reeve, 1850

The shells of this species is large and heavy,it is circular in outline and somewhat inflated. The exterior is cream and may be tinged with colour at rounded apex (umbonal area), the interior is white. An exterior sculpture of numerous fine concentric ridges, spaces between ridges is narrow whilst wider towards the margins of the shell

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What habitats does Dosinia caerulea live in?

In sand, at depths between 5 and 15 m

What is the distribution of Dosinia caerulea?

South-eastern Australia From Tasmania to Queensland

How big does Dosinia caerulea grow?

Can grow to around 70mm

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