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Molluscs of Tasmania

Capulidae: Capulus danieli (Crosse, 1858) (‘Daniel’s cap-shell’)

Synonym(s): danieli Crosse, 1858.

Typical shell-length 4.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters attached to the shells of living molluscs. Native. Occurs all around southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA); also New Zealand.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Capuloidea
Family: Capulidae
Genus: Capulus

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