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Molluscs of Tasmania

Marginellidae – Marginellinae: Alaginella malina (Hedley, 1915) (‘edged margin-shell’)

Synonym(s): malina Hedley, 1915 malinoides Gabriel, 1961.

Typical shell-length 2.9 mm. Lives in offshore waters in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


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

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