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Molluscs of Tasmania

Naticidae – Naticinae: Natica luculenta (Iredale, 1929) (‘luculent necklace-shell’)

Synonym(s): luculenta Iredale, 1929.

Typical shell-length 15 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand and mud. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Naticoidea
Family: Naticidae
Subfamily: Naticinae
Genus: Natica

Localities for Natica luculenta
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