Elongate Wedge Shell

Paphies angusta (Reeve, 1854)

An elongated shell often covered with a pale brown periostracum however this can be wormoff in shells foundwashed up along the beaches

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What habitats does Paphies angusta live in?

Can be found intertidally burried in sand

What is the distribution of Paphies angusta?

Southern Australia from WA to southern QLD including around Tasmania

How big does Paphies angusta grow?

Can grow to around 30mm

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