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Tucetona flabellata (Tenison-Woods, 1878)

This heavy shell features strong ribs that are often worn. Most commonly encounted along beaches are the washed up subfossils.

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What habitats does Tucetona flabellata live in?

Lives subtidally and offshore in sand

What is the distribution of Tucetona flabellata?

Southeastern Australia From NSW to SA including Tasmania

How big does Tucetona flabellata grow?

Can grow to around 40mm

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