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Molluscs of Tasmania

Columbellidae – Atiliinae: Aesopus gatliffi (Verco, 1909) (‘Gatliff’s dove-shell’)

Synonym(s): gatliffi Verco, 1909.

Typical shell-length 5.5 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


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

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available