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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cystiscidae – Persiculinae: Gibberula agapeta (R. B. Watson, 1886) (‘platonic margin-shell’)

Synonym(s): agapeta Watson, 1886 punicea Laseron, 1948 quinqueplicata Laseron, 1948 royana Laseron, 1957.

Typical shell-length 8.1 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Cystiscidae
Subfamily: Persiculinae
Genus: Gibberula

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