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Molluscs of Tasmania

Trochidae – Fossarininae: Fossarina (Fossarina) patula (A. Adams & Angas, 1864) (‘open fossarina’)

Synonym(s): patula A. Adams & Angas, 1863 brazieri Angas, 1871 funiculata Tenison-Woods, 1880.

Typical shell-length 5.0 mm. Lives subtidally. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Trochidae
Subfamily: Fossarininae
Genus: Fossarina

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