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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chilodontidae: Herpetopoma fenestratum (Tate, 1893) (‘windowed top-shell’)

Synonym(s): fenestratum Tate, 1893.

Typical shell-length 2.2 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southern and southwestern Australia (TAS, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record from King Island.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Seguenzioidea
Family: Chilodontidae
Genus: Herpetopoma

Localities for Herpetopoma fenestratum
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