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Molluscs of Tasmania

Columbellidae – Atiliinae: Aesopus cassandra (Hedley, 1904) (‘cassandra dove-shell’)

Synonym(s): cassandra Hedley, 1904.

Typical shell-length 5.0 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Columbellidae
Subfamily: Atiliinae
Genus: Aesopus

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