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Molluscs of Tasmania

Capulidae: Capulus devexus May, 1916 (‘sloping cap-shell’)

Synonym(s): devexus May, 1916.

Typical shell-length 4.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters attached to the shells of living molluscs. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS only).


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

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