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Molluscs of Tasmania

Terebridae – Terebrinae: Hastula (Hastula) brazieri (Angas, 1871) (‘Brazier’s auger’)

Synonym(s): brazieri Angas, 1871.

Typical shell-length 40 mm. Lives subtidally in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread species but seldom common; beached shells are usually worn and broken.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Terebridae
Subfamily: Terebrinae
Genus: Hastula

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