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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pterotracheidae: Firoloida desmarestia Lesueur, 1817 (‘Desmarest’s sea-elephant’)

Synonym(s): desmarestia Lesueur, 1817.

Typical body-length not yet determined. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Pterotracheoidea
Family: Pterotracheidae
Genus: Firoloida

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