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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cystiscidae – Cystiscinae: Cystiscus cratericula (Tate & May, 1900) (‘crater margin-shell’)

Synonym(s): cratericula Tate & May, 1900.

Typical shell-length 2.1 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore under rocks and stones. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Cystiscidae
Subfamily: Cystiscinae
Genus: Cystiscus

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