Banded Venerid

Tawera lagopus (Lamarck, 1818)

A solid shell the features strong concentric ridges with fine radial lines. The shell colour is cream to fawn and may have some brown markings

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What habitats does Tawera lagopus live in?

In sand off sheltered ocean beaches

What is the distribution of Tawera lagopus?

South-eastern Australia

How big does Tawera lagopus grow?

Can grow up to around 4cm

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