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Molluscs of Tasmania

Colubrariidae: Cumia bednalli (Brazier, 1875) (‘Bednall’s whelk’)

Synonym(s): bednalli Brazier, 1875 tasmanica Tenison-Woods, 1876.

Typical shell-length 20 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Colubrariidae
Genus: Cumia

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