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Molluscs of Tasmania

Anatomidae: Anatoma australis (Hedley, 1903) (‘southern slit-shell’)

Synonym(s): australis Hedley, 1903.

Typical shell-length 3.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA) ; also Timor Sea.

Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Scissurelloidea
Family: Anatomidae
Genus: Anatoma
Localities for Anatoma australis
Anatoma australis
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Anatoma australis