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Molluscs of Tasmania

Colubrariidae: Cumia schoutanica (May, 1910) (‘Schouten Island whelk’)

Synonym(s): schoutanica May, 1911 conterminus Iredale, 1925.

Typical shell-length 20 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


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

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