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Molluscs of Tasmania

Volutomitridae: Microvoluta australis Angas, 1877 (‘southern volute-mitre’)

Synonym(s): australis Angas, 1877 minima Sowerby, 1887 purpureostoma Hedley & May, 1908.

Typical shell-length 11 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Volutomitridae
Genus: Microvoluta

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