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Molluscs of Tasmania

Triviidae: Cleotrivia globosa (Gray in G. B. Sowerby II, 1832) (‘globose ribbed-cowrie’)

Synonym(s): globosa Sowerby, 1832 pilula Kiener, 1843 sphaerula Mighels, 1845 pisum Gaskoin, 1846 brevissima Sowerby, 1870 acutisulcata Kenyon, 1900 fibula Standen & Leicester, 1906 cosmoi Dautzenberg, 1921 pisulum Schilder, 1932 bathypilula Iredale, 1935 euclaensis Cate, 1979 pilula eucalaensis Cate, 1979.

Typical shell-length 7.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs all around Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA, WA and NT); also elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Velutinoidea
Family: Triviidae
Subfamily: Triviinae
Genus: Cleotrivia

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