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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pyramidellidae – Odostomiinae: Agatha australis (Angas, 1871) (‘southern pyramid-shell’)

Synonym(s): australis Angas, 1871.

Typical shell-length 8 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS and perhaps other states). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record offshore from the northeast coast.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Lower Heterobranchia
Superfamily: Pyramidelloidea
Family: Pyramidellidae
Subfamily: Odostomiinae
Genus: Agatha

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available