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Molluscs of Tasmania

Lironobidae: Attenuata praetornatilis (Hedley, 1912) (‘pre-worked rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): praetornatilis Hedley, 1912.

Typical shell-length 2.8 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Lironobidae
Genus: Attenuata

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