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Molluscs of Tasmania

Fasciolariidae – Fasciolariinae: Fascinus typicus Hedley, 1903 (‘typical tulip-shell’)

Synonym(s): typicus Hedley, 1903.
Typical shell-length 6.0 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore on sand and mud. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Buccinidae
Subfamily: Buccininae
Genus: Fascinus

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available