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 another bivalve known as a ship worm that burrow into wood.
Hard mud or soft stone sea floors.
Plankton or Particles
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed