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Molluscs of Tasmania

Murchisonellidae: Koloonella turrita (Petterd, 1884) (‘turret murchisonellid’)

Synonym(s): turrita Petterd, 1884.
Typical shell-length 3.0 mm. Lives subtidally as an ectoparasite of other invertebrates. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


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

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