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Molluscs of Tasmania

Diaphanidae – Diaphaninae: Diaphana tasmanica (Beddome, 1883) (‘paper bubble-shell’)

Synonym(s): tasmanica Beddome, 1883.

Typical shell-length 5.5 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally in sand and mud. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS and VIC); also New Zealand.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Cephalaspidea
Superfamily: Cylichnoidea
Family: Diaphanidae
Subfamily: Diaphaninae
Genus: Diaphana

Localities for Diaphana tasmanica
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