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Molluscs of Tasmania

Mangeliidae: Guraleus TAS sp 02 (‘TAS sp 02 turrid’)


TAS sp 02

Typical shell-length not yet determined. Variable in shape (from squat to elongate) and in the extent of brown banding (from entirely white to broadly brown). Lives in offshore waters amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Occurs in southern and eastern Australia (TAS and perhaps other states).


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

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available