Yellowish Dosinia

Dosinia crocea Deshayes, 1853

A member of the surf clams this species is less common than others. Locally known from washed up shells

How to identify Dosinia crocea?

A shell that has a rounded edge with faint ridges over the shell surface. The colour varies but tends to be white with yellowish orange tinges

What habitats does Dosinia crocea live in?

Lives subtidally and intertidally burried in sand

What is the distribution of Dosinia crocea?

Southeastern Australia from NSW to SA including around Tasmania

How big does Dosinia crocea grow?

Can grow to around 40mm

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