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Description (shell):
Like Thyasira flexuosa , but with rounded anterior and posterior margins (T. sarsi-photo).

Up to 20 mm.

The thickened margin of the mantle is open all round and not prolonged into siphons. The long slender foot is almost cylindrical.

Arctic species, from Nova Zembla to the Oslofjord (Distr. T. sarsi).

Thyasira sarsi