Placid Frilled Venus

Placamen placidum (Philippi, 1844)

The shell of this species has numerous, strong, well-defined, inwardly curved concentric ridges, the shape of the shell is roughly triangular and the colour is white to cream it may have radial rays that are pink or fawn in colour.

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What habitats does Placamen placidum live in?

Subtidally in sand

What is the distribution of Placamen placidum?

From QLD to SA including Tasmania

How big does Placamen placidum grow?

Can grow to around 4cm across

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