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Molluscs of Tasmania

Eulimidae: Curveulima cornuta Laseron, 1955 (‘horned urchin-snail’)

Synonym(s): cornuta Laseron, 1955.

Typical shell-length 4.5 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record from the southeast coast.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Eulimoidea
Family: Eulimidae
Genus: Curveulima

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available