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Molluscs of Tasmania

Calliotropidae: Calliotropis canaliculata Jansen, 1994 (‘channelled top-shell’)

Synonym(s): canaliculata Jansen, 1994.

Typical shell-length 15 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known from deep waters around southern sea-mounts.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Seguenzioidea
Family: Chilodontidae
Subfamily: Calliotropis
Genus: Cantrainea

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