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Molluscs of Tasmania

Trochidae – Halistylinae: Botelloides bassianus (Hedley, 1911) (‘Bassian top-shell’)

Synonym(s): bassianus Hedley, 1911 borda Cotton, 1944.

Typical shell-length 4.5 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Trochidae
Subfamily: Halistylinae
Genus: Botelloides

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