General Description

Shell white, oval-shaped like "angel wings". Live animal inside is larger than the shell. Curved growth lines around the shell form sharp ridges that have teeth. Shell up to 7 cm long.


Angel Wings burrow into the sea floor by using their shell to scrape away the hardened mud and soft stone. They are related to bivalves known as ship worms that burrow into wood.


Southern Australia.


Hard mud or soft stone sea floors.

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