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Molluscs of Tasmania

Solariellidae: Minolops arata (Hedley, 1903) (‘ploughed top-shell’)

Synonym(s): arata Hedley, 1903.

Typical shell-length 11 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC). In Tasmanian waters, this species has been recorded from deep water off the far northeast.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Solariellidae
Genus: Minolops

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