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Molluscs of Tasmania

Epitoniidae: Epitonium (Papyriscala) tenellum (Hutton, 1885) (‘delicate wentletrap’)

Synonym(s): tenellum Hutton, 1885 helicornum Iredale, 1936.

Typical shell-length 20 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore amongst anemones. Native. Occurs in eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC); also New Zealand.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Epitonioidea
Family: Epitoniidae
Genus: Epitonium

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