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Molluscs of Tasmania

Naticidae – Polinicinae: Conuber incei (Philippi, 1853) (‘Ince’s sand-snail’)

Synonym(s): incei Philippi, 1853 fibula Reeve, 1855.

Typical shell-length 50 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally in sand. Native. Endemic to southern and eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Naticoidea
Family: Naticidae
Subfamily: Polinicinae
Genus: Conuber

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