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Molluscs of Tasmania

Harpidae – Harpinae: Austroharpa (Palamharpa) exquisita (Iredale, 1931) (‘exquisite harp-shell’)

Synonym(s): exquisita Iredale, 1931.

Typical shell-length 30 mm. Lives in offshore waters on sand and mud. Native. Endemic to eastern and western Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Harpidae
Subfamily: Harpinae
Genus: Austroharpa

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