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Molluscs of Tasmania

Eulimidae: Apicalia inflata (Tate & May, 1901) (‘swollen seastar-snail’)

Synonym(s): inflata Tate & May, 1900.

Typical shell-length 6.5 mm. Lives subtidally as an internal parasite of seastars. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Eulimoidea
Family: Eulimidae
Genus: Apicalia

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