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Molluscs of Tasmania

Limacinidae: Limacina antarctica (Woodward, 1854) (‘Antarctic sea-butterfly’)

Synonym(s): antarctica Woodward, 1854.
Typical shell-length 1.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS only); also widespread in polar and subpolar waters of both hemispheres.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Thecosomata
Superfamily: Cavolinioidea
Family: Limacinidae
Genus: Limacina

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