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Molluscs of Tasmania

Muricidae – Trophoninae: Enixotrophon carduelis (Watson, 1882) (‘thistlehead trophon’)

Synonym(s): carduelis Watson, 1886.

Typical shell-length 50 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


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

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