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Macomona deltoidalis (Lamarck, 1818)

A common find washed up along Tomahawk Beach.

How to identify Macomona deltoidalis?

The shells of this species are moderately large with a chalky appearance, more or less egg shape (ovate), and slightly flexed posteriorly

What habitats does Macomona deltoidalis live in?

In muddy sand on the shores of estuaries

What is the distribution of Macomona deltoidalis?

Most states of Australia

How big does Macomona deltoidalis grow?

Can grow up to around 5cm

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