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Molluscs of Tasmania

Triphoridae – Triphorinae: Hedleytriphora scitula (A. Adams, 1854) (‘beautiful sinistral-creeper’)

Synonym(s): scitula A. Adams, 1851 pfeifferi Crosse & Fischer, 1865.

Typical shell-length 7.3 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore amongst sponges. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Triphoroidea
Family: Triphoridae
Subfamily: Triphorinae
Genus: Hedleytriphora

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