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Molluscs of Tasmania

Rissoidae: Alvania (Linemera) thouinensis May, 1915 (‘Thouin rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): thouinensis May, 1916.

Typical shell-length 1.8 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS only).


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

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