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Molluscs of Tasmania

Olivellidae: Belloliva triticea (Duclos, 1835) (‘wheat olive’)

Synonym(s): triticea Duclos, 1835 pardalis A. Adams & Angas, 1864.

Typical shell-length 10 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Olivoidea
Family: Bellolividae
Genus: Belloliva

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available