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Molluscs of Tasmania

Columbellidae – Atiliinae: Aesopus plurisulcatus (Reeve, 1859) (‘many-grooved dove-shell’)

Synonym(s): plurisulcatus Reeve, 1859 filosus Angas, 1867.

Typical shell-length 11 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


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

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