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Molluscs of Tasmania

Muricidae – Trophoninae: Enixotrophon araios (Houart & Engl, 2007) (‘araios trophon’)

Synonym(s): araios Houart & Engl, 2007.

Typical shell-length 40 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS); also the Weddell Sea. In Tasmanian waters, this is an offshore species, known only from deep waters off the E coast.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Trophoninae
Genus: Enixotrophon

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available