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Molluscs of Tasmania

Vermetidae – Vermetinae: Dendropoma nucleocostatum (May, 1915) (‘ribbed-centred worm-shell’)

Synonym(s): nucleocostatum May, 1916.

Typical shell-length 9.0 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS only).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Vermetoidea
Family: Vermetidae
Subfamily: Vermetinae
Genus: Dendropoma

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