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Molluscs of Tasmania

Raphitomidae: Asperdaphne (Asperdaphne) desalesii (Tenison-Woods, 1877) (‘Desales’ turrid’)

Synonym(s): desalesii Tenison-Woods, 1877 sexdentata Pritchard & Gatliff, 1898.

Typical shell-length 6.7 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Raphitomidae
Genus: Asperdaphne

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