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Molluscs of Tasmania

Raphitomidae: Daphnella botanica Hedley, 1922 (‘Botany Bay turrid’)

Synonym(s): botanica Hedley, 1918.

Typical shell-length 20 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally 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: Conoidea
Family: Raphitomidae
Genus: Daphnella

Localities for Daphnella botanica
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