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Molluscs of Tasmania

Marginellidae – Marginellinae: Alaginella brazieri (E. A. Smith, 1891) (‘Brazier’s margin-shell’)

Synonym(s): brazieri E. A. Smith, 1891.

Typical shell-length 5.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW and TAS). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record offshore from the east coast.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Marginellidae
Subfamily: Marginellidae
Genus: Alaginella

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available