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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cystiscidae – Persiculinae: Gibberula subbulbosa (Tate, 1878) (‘bulbous margin-shell’)

Synonym(s): subbulbosa Tate, 1878 beddomei Petterd, 1884 simplex Laseron, 1957.

Typical shell-length 4.0 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


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

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