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Molluscs of Tasmania

Columbellidae – Atiliinae: Mitrella (Dentimitrella) tayloriana (Reeve, 1859) (‘Taylor’s dove-shell’)

Synonym(s): tayloriana Reeve, 1859 albomaculata Angas, 1867.

Typical shell-length 13 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seaweed and seagrass. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Columbellidae
Subfamily: Atiliinae
Genus: Mitrella

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