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Molluscs of Tasmania
Molluscs of Tasmania

Buccinidae – Buccininae: Glaphyrina TAS sp 01 (‘TAS sp 01 whelk’)


TAS sp 01

Typical shell-length 17 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS and perhaps other states). In Tasmanian waters, this species is known from deep waters around southern sea-mounts.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Fasciolariidae
Subfamily: unplaced
Genus: Glaphyrina

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