A smaller species than it's relatives it features a thin fragile shell with a dark periostracum covering the shell and extending beyound the shells margin forming a fragile film like fringe around the shell.
This brown fringe often splits and brakes and is easy to damage. This species is not often found with only a limited few records of this species logged.
What habitats does Solemya velesiana live in?
In sandy silt with relatively low levels of free sulphide
What is the distribution of Solemya velesiana?
Western and eastern Australia including Tasmania
How big does Solemya velesiana grow?
Shell can grow up to around 10mm across
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