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Molluscs of Tasmania

Atlantidae: Atlanta peronii Lesueur, 1817 (‘Peron’s atlantid’)

Synonym(s): peronii Lesueur, 1817 keraudrenii Lesueur, 1817 lamanoni Eschscholtz, 1825 steindachneri Oberwimmer, 1898 palaeomphaloides Nordsieck, 1973.

Typical shell-length 2.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Occurs all around Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA, WA and NT); also widespread in warmer oceanic waters worldwide.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Pterotracheoidea
Family: Atlantidae
Genus: Atlanta

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