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Molluscs of Tasmania

Marginellidae – Marginellinae: Mesoginella schoutanica (May, 1913) (‘Schouten Island margin-shell’)

Synonym(s): schoutanica May, 1912.

Typical shell-length 3.5 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Marginellidae
Subfamily: Marginellinae
Genus: Mesoginella

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