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Molluscs of Tasmania

Marginellidae – Marginellinae: Dentimargo allporti (Tenison-Woods, 1876) (‘Allport’s margin-shell’)

Synonym(s): allporti Tenison-Woods, 1876 difficilis Gabriel, 1961.

Typical shell-length 7.4 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Marginellidae
Subfamily: Marginellinae
Genus: Dentimargo

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