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Molluscs of Tasmania

Volutidae – Cymbiinae: Livonia roadnightae (McCoy, 1881) (‘Roadnight’s volute’)

Synonym(s): roadnightae McCoy, 1881.

Typical shell-length 200 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore on sand and mud, emerging at night to feed. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Volutidae
Subfamily: Cymbiinae
Genus: Livonia

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