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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pyramidellidae – Odostomiinae: Megastomia simplex (Angas, 1871) (‘simple pyramid-shell’)

Synonym(s): simplex Angas, 1871.

Typical shell-length 3.0 mm. Lives subtidally as an ectoparasite of other invertebrates. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Lower Heterobranchia
Superfamily: Pyramidelloidea
Family: Pyramidellidae
Subfamily: Odostomiinae
Genus: Megastomia

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