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Molluscs of Tasmania

Conorbidae: Benthofascis biconica (Hedley, 1903) (‘biconical turrid’)

Synonym(s): biconica Hedley, 1903.

Typical shell-length 18 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC). In Tasmanian waters tthis species is currently known only from a single record offshore from the northwest coast.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Conorbidae
Genus: Benthofascis

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available