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Molluscs of Tasmania

Margaritidae: Margarites TAS sp 01 (‘TAS sp 01 margarites margarites’)


TAS sp 01

Typical shell-length 20 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS and perhaps other states). In Tasmanian waters, this species occurs well offshore, with available records all from off the south coast.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Margaritidae
Genus: Margarites

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