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Molluscs of Tasmania

Rissoidae: Alvania (Alvania) novarensis Frauenfeld, 1867 (‘Novar rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): novarensis Frauenfeld, 1867.

Typical shell-length 3.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to eastern, western and northern Australia (WA, NT, QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Rissoidae
Genus: Alvania

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