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Molluscs of Tasmania

Rissoidae: Alvania (Linemera) sculptilis (May, 1920) (‘engraved rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): sculptilis May, 1919.

Typical shell-length 3.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


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

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