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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chilodontidae: Herpetopoma scabriusculum (A. Adams & Angas, 1867) (‘rough top-shell’)

Synonym(s): scabriusculum Angas, 1867 tasmanicus Tenison-Woods, 1876.

Typical shell-length 5.5 mm. Lives intertidally to offshore amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


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

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