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Equichlamys bifrons (Lamarck, 1819)

Distinguished by its 7 to 9 strong rounded ribs and its upper shell, which overlaps the lower one. Shell colour is grey to cream with purple to brown radial ribs. The shell interior is usually rich purple

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What habitats does Equichlamys bifrons live in?

Lives subtidally on sand and mud

What is the distribution of Equichlamys bifrons?

Southeastern Australia From NSW to SA including Tasmania

How big does Equichlamys bifrons grow?

Typical shell-length 120 mm

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