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Molluscs of Tasmania

Mangeliidae: Guraleus (Mitraguraleus) australis (Adams & Angas, 1864) (‘southern turrid’)

Synonym(s): australis A. Adams & Angas, 1864.

Typical shell-length 15 mm. Lives subtidally amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this species appears to be confined to King Island.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Mangeliidae
Genus: Guraleus

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