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Molluscs of Tasmania

Murchisonellidae: Koloonella coacta (Watson, 1886) (‘forced murchisonellid’)

Synonym(s): coacta Watson, 1886.
Typical shell-length 3.0 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore as an ectoparasite of other invertebrates. Native. Endemic to northern and eastern Australia (NT, QLD, NSW and TAS).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Lower Heterobranchia
Superfamily: Murchisonelloidea
Family: Murchisonellidae
Genus: Koloonella

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