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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cerithiidae – Bittiinae: Cacozeliana icarus (Bayle, 1880) (‘icarus creeper’)

Synonym(s): icarus Bayle, 1880.

Typical shell-length 12 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally on sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Cerithiimorpha – Cerithiimorpha
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Cerithiidae
Subfamily: Bittiinae
Genus: Cacozeliana

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