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Molluscs of Tasmania

Fasciolariidae – Fusininae: Ollaphon molorthus (Hedley & May, 1908) (‘sounding-lead spindle’)

Synonym(s): molorthus Hedley & May, 1908.
Typical shell-length 12 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Fasciolariidae
Subfamily: Fusininae
Genus: Ollaphon

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