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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pseudomelatomidae: Epidirona quoyi (Desmoulins, 1842) (‘Quoy’s turrid’)

Synonym(s): quoyi Desmoulins, 1842 monile Kiener, 1840.

Typical shell-length 30 mm. Lives in offshore waters amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Pseudomelatomidae
Genus: Epidirona

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