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Molluscs of Tasmania

Rissoidae: Onoba (Ovirissoa) tiara (May, 1916) (‘tiara rice-shell’)

Synonym(s): tiara May, 1916.
Typical shell-length 2.0 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS only).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Rissooidea
Family: Rissoidae
Genus: Onoba

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