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Molluscs of Tasmania

Marginellidae – Marginellinae: Mesoginella stilla (Hedley, 1903) (‘droplet margin-shell’)

Synonym(s): stilla Hedley, 1903.

Typical shell-length 5.5 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW and TAS). In Tasmanian waters, this species is currently known only from a single record offshore from the southeast coast.


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

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available