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Molluscs of Tasmania

Columbellidae – Atiliinae: Exomilopsis spica (Hedley, 1907) (‘spiky dove-shell’)

Synonym(s): spica Hedley, 1907.

Typical shell-length 4.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Columbellidae
Subfamily: Atiliinae
Genus: Exomilopsis

Localities for Exomilopsis spica
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