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Molluscs of Tasmania

Rissoidae: Alvania (Linemera) suprasculpta (May, 1915) (‘etched rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): suprasculpta May, 1916 subreticulata Laseron, 1950.

Typical shell-length 2.4 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southern and eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


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

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