Tuangi, New Zealand cockle.

Description
Austrovenus stutchburyi. Single valve. Roughly circular shell. Radial ribs crossed by concentric ridges. Colour ranging from a burnt orange towards the umbo fading to a lighter orange to an off white on one side of the shell where the colour has faded. The inner side of the shell has a dark purple edge to one side with the rest white.

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Accession number
A102.523
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