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Molluscs of Tasmania

Anabathridae: Amphithalamus (Amphithalamus) pyramis (Laseron, 1950) (‘pyramid rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): pyramis Laseron, 1950.
Typical shell-length 2.0 mm. Lives subtidally. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW and TAS). In Tasmanian waters, this this species is currently known only from single localities in the southeast and northwest.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Truncatelloidea
Family: Anabathridae
Genus: Amphithalamus

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available